I’ve been analyzing my process (and the process of those around me) and figuring out how best to structure code for projects on a larger scale. What I've found is a process that works equally well for sites small and large.
Learn how to structure your CSS to allow for flexibility and maintainability as your project and your team grows.
What is it?
SMACSS (pronounced “smacks”) is more style guide than rigid framework. There is no library within here for you to download or install. There is no git repository for you to clone. SMACSS is a way to examine your design process and as a way to fit those rigid frameworks into a flexible thought process. It is an attempt to document a consistent approach to site development when using CSS. And really, who isn’t building a site with CSS these days?!
Get to know Scalable and Modular Architecture for CSS:
Read it Online
SMACSS started out as a free online book and that continues to be true. You can always read the book online.
Download the Book
The e-book comes in PDF, ePub, and mobi formats for easy installation on almost any e-reader. Download the zip!
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