Ryan Taylor

Technical Director at @nodividestudio, one half of @teamoozled, Author of Five Simple Step’s Pocket Guide: Version Control with Git. Husband & father, web addic


Clean colour management with Sass


I thought I’d share a little setup I’ve been using for colour management in my projects and it’s all thanks to the new Sass Maps data type.

There have been a few tutorials discussing the use of maps. Jason Garber’s Sass Maps Are Awesome! is especially worth a read.


Global variable management with Sass

An extension of the my colour management approach.

Taking the same approach employed in my colour management technique I’ve been using an additional Sass function to manage global values e.g. border-radius, text-shadow, linear-gradient etc. Previously I’d do something like this:

$global-border-radius: 6px;
$global…

Clean colour management with Sass


I thought I’d share a little setup I’ve been using for colour management in my projects and it’s all thanks to the new Sass Maps data type.

There have been a few tutorials discussing the use of maps. Jason Garber’s Sass Maps Are Awesome! is especially worth a read.


Fearless in the face of change

As I’ve grown older I’ve realised that I’ve never really been scared of change. But I have let other peoples fear of change influence…


The pumpkin and the turd

A random thing that happened today

Thursdays are the days our general waste bin gets emptied. It won’t be emptied again for 2 weeks. People have…