Miriam is an author, performer, musician, designer, and web developer — with 15 years experience as a project manager, user-experience designer, and front-end architect. She is a co-founder of OddBird, creator of Susy and other popular open source tools, author of SitePoint’s Jump Start Sass, and staff-writer for CSS Tricks.
Take it from a Sass tool developer and former grid-system author: CSS Variables (custom properties), the calc function, and the grid module are game-changers. These tools may look similar to existing frameworks, but the similarities are only skin deep.
We’re witnessing a fundamental shift in the design of CSS as a language – allowing us to…