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Intro to Sass
This two-part course runs on Tuesday, November 27th and Thursday, November 29th from 6:00pm to 8:15pm. CLASS OVERVIEW 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 (http://www.indeed.com/salary?q1=sass&l1=nyc&q2=css&l2=nyc&q3=sass&l3=philadelphia&q4=css&l4=philadelphia) 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 on Rails, 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. PREREQUISITES & TECH REQUIREMENTS To get the most out of this class, you should have a working knowledge of HTML & CSS. You may have taken Intro to HTML or HTML5/CSS3 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 (http://sandbox.cfarman.com/gdi-css-quiz/). A 7 out of 10 score means you qualify to take this class. ABOUT THE TEACHER Cella Sum is a front-end developer based in Philadelphia and has been making websites since she was just 14. She currently works remotely as a front-end developer at Big Cartel, where she helps independent artists and musicians run a creative business. She enjoys the architecture side of front-end development, using tools and processes to help improve the developer's workflow and code quality. When she's not coding, she plays in punk bands, hangs out with her pup Kuma in beautiful West Philly, and has volunteered with Girl Develop it, Coded By Kids, and Girls Rock Philly. IMPORTANT INFORMATION • Girl Develop It welcomes all genders and identities to our classroom. By entering this group, all community members agree to abide by our Code of Conduct (http://www.girldevelopit.com/codeofconduct ). If you witness a CoC violation, or something at an event makes you feel unsafe or uncomfortable, please contact the organizer or fill out this anonymous reporting form: https://tinyurl.com/y7f2vlmp • See our Assistance page for information on scholarships, laptops for loan, and other services. We'd like to help you benefit from our classes! ( http://bit.ly/gdiphillyhelp) • Questions about the class or want to Teaching Assist? Contact the class organizer at [masked]. REFUNDS AND WAITLIST GDI does not offer refunds. If you need to cancel for any reason, your payment will go toward supporting our scholarship fund for students in financial need. If the class is rescheduled, moved to a different location, or canceled by GDI, all participants will be refunded. Unfortunately, GDI cannot offer a waitlist. If the class is full, please keep an eye on the comments to see if another student is interested in selling their ticket to you. Once sold, send a message via Meetup or an email to the class organizer to confirm the transfer and DO NOT CHANGE YOUR RSVP.

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Girl Develop It teaches women and non-binary adults who want to learn software and web development through in-person, hands-on instruction. Read on to find more about: our mission, how to apply for a scholarship, how to volunteer with us, and how to join our Slack channel.

About Girl Develop It

Girl Develop It is a nonprofit organization that exists to provide affordable and judgment-free opportunities for women and non-binary adults interested in learning web and software development. Through in-person classes and community support, Girl Develop It helps people of diverse backgrounds achieve their technology goals and build confidence in their careers and their every day lives. We envision a world where all people are included and empowered in developing the future of technology.

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