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CSS Compass Basics Getting Started with Compass CSS3 without the Vendor Prefixes

Carlos Quivera
Carlos Quivera
6,917 Points

Is this course outdated? [Compass Basics]

At 10:38 you can watch how Guil uses the Compass library to search for experimental support variables but I can't find it, the page I'm looking at is totally different from the one Guil is using, I'm thinking this video might be outdated and now I'm wondering if there's an updated way to set individual variables for experimental support in Compass.

2 Answers

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

Hi Carlos,

Yes it is sadly, Compass 1.0 got released just a few weeks back now which removed all support for experimental features, instead they now use the Can I Use API to collect browser data and prefix properties based on that data.

However you don't have to just use what Compass gives you by default, the developers gave us a lot of new functionality including our own browser support list, minimum versions, legacy mixins and much more which you can see at the below link.

For the most part the course should follow the same way but the documentation might vary here and there.

http://compass-style.org/reference/compass/support/

/cc Guil Hernandez

Carlos Quivera
Carlos Quivera
6,917 Points

That's sad, I just started out and that was really confusing for me, it could be good to make some kind of clarification in the Teacher's notes, I'll just try to be more careful with those references in case there's another change, which I'm sure there should be some more. :)

Thanks a lot for your help, Chris!

Chris Shaw
Chris Shaw
26,662 Points

No problem, it can be confusing especially if you are new to the language but in retrospect the course is pretty much the same.

still very confused...