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Alertify.js is a small library which provides light-weight, high performance browser dialogs.
PNotify @ GitHub
Bootcards @ Github
I almost completely switched to Sass in the past year. So organzing my CSS code has become a mission of mine :)
Structure is especially needed, when you are not the only one working on the design. So that everyone on the team can easily understand and contribute with ease. There are never too many files, as files get combined anyway.
Make your own life easier and for those you work with!
Currently applying the following structure on newer projects:
Which architecture fits your project & team will vary.
Nice simple addon to add a loading animation to your Bootstrap buttons, when doing Ajax requests. Always better to let users know, that your system is doing something ;)
Ladda for Bootstrap @ Github
Nice selection of CSS loaders, in pure CSS and HTML. Many of the loaders can be tweaked within an online editor.
Simple is king :)
Bourbon is one of the Sass Mixins libraries that always makes it into my projects :)
You will find Mixins for
Bourbon @ Github
CSS Crush is a standards inspired CSS pre-processor that is written in PHP from scratch.
For a current project I am adding CSS Crush side by side to Sass. Lets see which of them sticks around in the end :) Might be keeping them both, as CSS Crush provides some nice options.
CSS Crush @ Github
Since completely moving to Sass, I am really obsessed to make my work easier :) There are many Mixins that really help to speedup development and remove some of the tedious tasks ;)
“Some things in CSS are a bit tedious to write, especially with CSS3 and the many vendor prefixes that exist. A mixin lets you make groups of CSS declarations that you want to reuse throughout your site. You can even pass in values to make your mixin more flexible. ” – Sass Basics
I will be showcasing some of the libs and resources here in the coming weeks. I only have one condition, Mixins should be simple dropin modules so that they can be used universally!
Here one Mixin, I love, that sets a REM font size with a Pixel fallback: