Tag Archives: Less

Conventions for Sass in Magento 2

SNOW.DOG, led by Bartek Igielski, have been working on a Sass port of the blank theme Less files. This work is spinning up a number of parallel discussion threads, some of which I thought worth sharing here, with the intent of getting community feedback. Example discussion threads include: Reviewing CSS class naming – will improved […]

Magento 2 Community Project: Moving from Less to Sass

What! After all these endless debates Magento 2 might move from Less to Sass?! TL;DR: Yes. History One of the original reasons for selecting Less over Sass was at the time there was no PHP implementation of a Sass preprocessor. There was also no clear winner between Less and Sass in the market. While this […]

Gulp et al in Magento 2

This blog describes a proposal of how you can use Gulp with Magento 2 today. It requires extension developers to do CSS in a particular way which is not currently recommended/documented. Feedback welcome to help determine if the approach is appropriate to turn into official policy. The Scope There are bigger questions – why use Less […]

Even Better Themes for Magento 2 (Seeking feedback)

Magento 2 has done a lot of work on themes including a improved inheritance structure. A lot of positive feedback has been received on the improvements. But that does not mean there is not even more potential to improve! So rather than have Magento resting on its laurels, I will like to describe a few […]