Learning Less.js

Alex Libby

  • 出版商: Packt Publishing
  • 出版日期: 2014-10-24
  • 售價: $1,600
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$1,520
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 342
  • 裝訂: Paperback
  • ISBN: 1782160663
  • ISBN-13: 9781782160663
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Develop attractive CSS styles efficiently, using the Less CSS preprocessor

About This Book

  • Use the robust features of the LESS library to write CSS styles in an organized manner
  • Simplify your development workflow by using LESS when working with frameworks or content management systems
  • Harness the power of LESS to build websites, using practical examples

Who This Book Is For

If you are a designer or developer who wants to quickly learn how to harness the power of Less.js to write more efficient CSS styles that can be applied to a website of any size, then this book is for you. This book will help you master both the basic functions and advanced features of Less.js. It would be helpful to have some familiarity of writing CSS styles, although no prior experience of using CSS preprocessors is required.

What You Will Learn

  • Explore the different features of the Less library
  • Build an effective toolkit that helps in your development workflow, using different tools in Less
  • Streamline the effort required when constructing themes for content management systems, such as WordPress, using Less
  • Discover how you can use Less to make frameworks work for you in an effective way
  • Enhance the use of Less when working with color, one of the key elements of website design
  • Work with Less to reduce the effort required to construct responsive websites
  • Add flair to your website or online application with animation effects using Less

In Detail

Writing CSS styles can be very tedious–how many times have you written CSS styles that become difficult to read and manage, and frequently have to be duplicated? Less gives you a solid toolkit that can help streamline your code when developing styles for any website of any size, with a significant reduction in the amount of time and effort required.

Learning Less.js helps you maximize your experience with the Less library by breaking down each of its main features. This book walks you through examples that progressively build upon your knowledge, taking you from beginner to advanced usage in a series of easy-to-follow steps. We begin with exploring the library, and will learn about the tricks it uses to help us save development time when creating and managing styles, right through to using Less.js in some practical, real-world scenarios.