Writing Good CSS


In this episode of Syntax, Scott and Wes talk about writing good CSS.

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Show Notes

02:11 - Frameworks

13:37 - Preprocessors

19:42 - Tools

34:19 - Stylint

  • Stylint
  • More than just a basic linter
  • Capable of complex rules in your CI process - i.e. if you are using a color, make sure it’s a CSS variable

36:37 - Removing unwanted CSS

41:17 - Writing maintainable CSS / scoping solutions

  • Component-based
    • CSS Modules
  • Naming Convention Based
  • CSS Variables
    • Powerful when utilized with things like calc() to avoid out of sync values
  • Know which browsers you need to support
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