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Intro to Sass

This class is a two-night series running on Tues, March 18th and Thurs March 20th from 7pm to 9pm.

Sass is a language that extends CSS3. Knowing Sass will boost your professional development, saving time at work while keeping your resume fresh with this in-demand skill. Need proof? Check these salary comparisons on Indeed.com to see for yourself.

Sass takes the principles of CSS and HTML - separation of presentational style from content - and supercharges them, making your site’s CSS nimble and future-friendly. We’ll learn how to use Sass features like variables, mix-ins, nesting, and functions to make your CSS super clean and way more powerful - replacing the need for memorizing complex CSS3 selectors, hex codes and vendor prefixes. Along the way, you’ll install Ruby, learn to use the command line, enhance your browser’s code inspector and write your own custom functions for Sass with some basic programming concepts to guide you.

To get the most out of this class, you should have a working knowledge of HTML & CSS. You may have taken Intro to HTML/CSS or Beyond the Basics of HTML & CSS through Girl Develop It, and have built your own site or already build websites regularly. You're comfortable with writing CSS already and are ready to take your skills to the next level. Please take our required CSS quiz to make sure you're ready for this class. A 7 out of 10 score means you qualify to take this class.

About the Teacher:

Catherine Farman has been building websites for over half her life, starting with HTML cobbled together on Geocities. As a Developer at Happy Cog, she builds standards-based websites using HTML, CSS and Javascript. Catherine has taught responsive web design, Javascript, and Sass courses for Girl Develop It. When she's not at a computer she likes to sew and watch soccer.

Catherine studied History of Art & Spanish at Bryn Mawr College, and is proof that you don't need a CS degree to work in technology. Follow her at @cfarm.

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  • Tracy

    Great class. I had a lot of fun TAing. See you all at the study group.

    March 21, 2014

  • Lauren W.

    My calendar invite displays this session as Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday nights. I just wanted to confirm that there is no class tonight (Wednesday) and the next class is Thursday, tomorrow.

    March 19, 2014

    • Yasmine M.

      Hey Lauren - yep, you're right. There's no class tonight.

      March 19, 2014

  • Sarit S.

    I really really want to take this class but won't have the funds til the end of March! Is there something I can work out with the event organizers?

    February 26, 2014

    • Corinne W.

      Hey Sarit - email [masked]. Best option might be to apply to a scholarship - thanks!

      March 6, 2014

  • Cat

    Just wanted to share that there is a FREE Sass meetup with the author of Sass for Web Designers on February 26- if you're interested in this class you should definitely check it out!

    http://www.meetup.com/Philadelphia-SASS-Meetup-Group/events/160920892/

    January 17, 2014

  • Victoria

    I teach on Tuesday nights :(

    January 30, 2014

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