Visual Studio Extension to Compile Sass

Sam Rueby CSS, Uncategorized, Web Development 29 Comments

I’m very excited to have written my first Visual Studio Extension. Prior to this, my team and I heavily relied on Web Essentials 2013. It was somewhat clunky: it compiles simple Sass files very well. However, we kept running into a few issues: It wasn’t always up to date with the latest version of Sass, making it difficult to use mixin …

Firefox is releasing support for CSS display: contents

Sam Rueby CSS, Web Development 3 Comments

I’m finding Twitter to be the best aggregate web development news source for me. Sunday I caught wind that Firefox is going to support for  display: contents . Mozilla Firefox Intent to Ship: CSS ‘display: contents’ – https://t.co/PXcHUzDk3Z — HTML5 News (@HTML5Weekly) February 7, 2015 Why? What’s that? I’ve never heard of  display: contents . Why do we need it? I think MDN is a great, readable resource …

Will-change property

Sam Rueby CSS 0 Comments

I just heard about CSS’s  will-change  property, which I am particularly interested in because getting websites to run well on mobile is hard. will-change is a CSS draft specification right now. Its purpose is to provide a hint to the browser that the provided properties can possibly change, allowing the browser to preemptively perform expensive operations before it happens, when the …