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CSS Sass Basics (retired) Getting Started with Sass Installing and Using Sass

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

Learning Sass

I was wondering if there was a beginner lesson for Sass. I am so lost at only 15 seconds.. I think I downloaded ruby.. Have no clue what or where a command line is.. I really need step by step instructions. I looked at the teachers notes, but it doesn't tell me what to do.. Am I using Ruby instead of my text editor??? Thanks...

11 Answers

Callum King
Callum King
6,470 Points

Did you follow the steps in this link Install Sass

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

I clicked on the Ruby Installer?? Then downloaded it..

Callum King
Callum King
6,470 Points

Are you on Mac or Windows computer?

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

I am on a windows.. I just read a little more.. Can't find this "utilities" folder that I am suppose to have?

Callum King
Callum King
6,470 Points

On windows got to Start > Accessories and then open the Command Prompt? The utilises method is for Mac.

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

Ok, found it.. Doesn't look anything like the tutorial.. Typed in gem install sass and then tried sudo gem install sass. Says that gem and sudo are not recongized??

Eddie Solar
Eddie Solar
20,453 Points

On Windows, go to the Start menu and in the run field box enter cmd... Once the command prompt is running, typein "gem install sass"... To verify that it was installed, type "sass -v" into the command prompt... Below are a some links that could help:

http://sass-lang.com/install

http://thesassway.com/beginner/getting-started-with-sass-and-compass

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

WOW, I think it actually installed. This time said successfully installed sass. I had to uninstall and re-install ruby because I clicked on all the boxes below it.. The middle was the only one that was suppose to be clicked.. Thank you sooooo much..

Misty Majewski
Misty Majewski
5,276 Points

I did try to open the Sass-3.3.2.gem.. The computer said I couldn't open the file.. So I am now really really lost..