Teaching Our CSS To Play Nice

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October 06, 2012

Teaching Our CSS To Play Nice

As our websites, applications and teams grow larger and more complicated, so does our CSS. Before we know it, we find ourselves no longer with cute little stylesheets, but sprawling, surly teenaged CSS that doesn’t always play nice with others. We need to learn how to manage and optimize our CSS no matter how large the project or diverse the team. If we start early, we can use best practices and tools to raise full-grown stylesheets any designer or developer would be happy to work with.

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Jen Myers

October 06, 2012
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    TEACHING OUR CSS TO PLAY NICE Jen Myers • @antiheroine

    • Chicago Web Conf • October 2012
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    We start with cute little stylesheets and end up with

    surly, teenaged CSS that refuses to do what it’s told.
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    45% grouped by type 39% randomly 14% alphabetical 2% by

    line length http://css-tricks.com/poll-results-how-do-you-order-your-css-properties/
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