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Wes Bos

Wes Bos

XL5G3 Full Stack JavaScript Developer. Creator of really good web development courses. BBQ enthusiast.

Scott Tolinski

Scott Tolinski

Web Developer, NX2V1, Creator of Level Up Tuts, Bboy, Robotops Crew and Youtuber

Playing: 284: Writing Good CSS



Sep 16th, 2020

Writing Good CSS

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In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about writing good CSS.

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Show Notes

02:11 - Frameworks

13:37 - Preprocessors

19:42 - Tools

34:19 - Stylint

  • Stylint
  • More than just a basic linter
  • Capable of complex rules in your CI process - i.e. if you are using a color, make sure it's a CSS variable

36:37 - Removing unwanted CSS

41:17 - Writing maintainable CSS / scoping solutions

  • Component-based
    • CSS Modules
  • Naming Convention Based
  • CSS Variables
    • Powerful when utilized with things like calc() to avoid out of sync values
  • Know which browsers you need to support

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