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Is it important to learn Sass for a Web Developer/Designer?Why?

Hi there! I just interested to know is it important to learn Sass for a Web Developer/Designer?Why a Web Developer/Designer should learn it?What is the benefit to learn Sass in web Development?

3 Answers

Well, the short answer is: it depends.

Do you plan to work in the field (employed)? Then just check out a bunch of job postings in your area and see if they are looking for SASS or LESS. If so, well, learn it. :) Simple rule of supply and demand.

If you aren't looking for a job then the answer becomes a bit more difficult and it is up to you. Basically a calculation of how much time you can save working in Sass vs. the time it takes you to learn it.

As for why it is better: http://wiseheartdesign.com/articles/2010/01/18/the-demise-of-css-why-sass-and-languages-like-it-will-triumph/

Clint Dehner
Clint Dehner
8,808 Points

The reason why you should learn it is strictly way more organized than looking at thousands of lines of CSS. Sass also allows you do do thing that CSS by itself couldn't do. I highly suggest looking into it!

But SASS is not supported by browsers.It needs to compile codes.I'm really confused.

Clint Dehner
Clint Dehner
8,808 Points

Can you be a little more descriptive? Are you talking about the actual Sass text or it's translation from Ruby to CSS?