How to Set Up LESS to Generate CSS16:53 with Jim Hoskins
LESS is a dynamic stylesheet language that generates CSS. LESS adds features like variables, mixins, and nested definitions which make writing and maintaining a large stylesheet easier. Because LESS requires a compilation step to generate CSS the browser can understand, we must configure our server to understand LESS.
In this video we add a library that can compile LESS and serve it as a CSS file. We also add Twitter's Bootstrap framework. Bootstrap is written in LESS and provides a base style that can be modified and extended through LESS variables and mixins.
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