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scss

A small SCSS function to help you with your colors

When I am templating a website, I use colors. A lot of those colors have different shades. For example, the color red can also come in dark- or in light red. Usually I solved this by creating different variables like this: Later on, I changed to sass maps and a corresponding function: Today I read further ...

Faster SCSS authoring by moving from LiveReload to BrowserSync!

So I’ve been using LiveReload for a while now in my projects, but recently a colleague showed me another nifty tool: BrowserSync. And I have to say: today my workflow and productivity increased. A lot.read further ...

Fixing unordered_map::at error in gulp-sass

Encountering the following error when using gulp-sass?: Here’s how to fix this:read further ...

The browser as canvas for webdesign

Many, many years ago, when I was still in school, I had to make the decision if I wanted to follow the path of a designer or as a developer. Sure, I made some designs in the past, but geeky as I am I chose to be a developer. Now, years later, my focus is mostly on read further ...

Using SCSS to reduce Magento templating time

When creating Magento sites you often run into repeating (and boring) tasks like styling the shopping cart, the checkout progress, the login area of the user, etc… These pages are required yes, but they require a lot of CSS to be styled properly. Using a skeleton template or a boilerplate helps, but often you still read further ...

How to fix shaking CSS transitions in Firefox

Recently I was playing with CSS transitions. I used it to smoothly zoom in a picture. As expected, everything looked smooth in Chrome, but in Firefox I got a shaking CSS transition. Offcourse, this was a less satisfying result…read further ...