Monthly Archives: November 2012

Easier Modernizng with Sass

Seriously, Sass, where have you been all my life?

Or, more truthfully, why did I not appreciate you before now?

In this world where web developers might like to say “we only support the latest browsers,” the truth of the matter is we’re constantly making tweaks and fixes to support browsers that, well, haven’t quite kept up with the times. And a great tool in this thankless task is Modernizr.js, a library of browser feature tests that can tell you “yes, this browser can support CSS3 gradients” or “sorry, but no support for RGBa here.” Modernizr does this by putting the browser the visitor is using through its paces, and then including the capabilities and deficiencies as CSS classes added to the <html> tag. Continue reading

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