Intro to Object Oriented CSS (OOCSS) Workshop

FRONT END TRACK

Object Oriented CSS (OOCSS) is a methodology of writing reusable CSS that is fast, scalable, and maintainable. If you have built a website using HTML & CSS, then you know that CSS is a basic language, but that it can be a challenge to use in large projects.  Without some sort of framework, it’s easy to end up with severely duplicated code, browser performance issues, and generally unmaintainable CSS code. Adopting a design pattern like OOCSS will help you eliminate these nightmares and make crafting your CSS a joy once again.

This workshop will examine the importance of a modular CSS architecture, profile the core principles of OOCSS, allow you to try your hand at module implementation, and touch on a few of the pros and “cons” of the system.


Food and drinks provided courtesy of FarmLogs!

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR:

Julie Cameron has played various roles in the web development industry for several years and is currently working remotely in Ypsilanti as a frontend developer for Articulate. She is co-founder of the Ann Arbor chapter of Girl Develop It and an experienced speaker and teacher, having presented at several national conferences and local Meetup groups. She is extremely passionate about Sass and modular architecture; is an advocate for responsive web design, a student of JavaScript, an open-source developer, an agile proponent, and a self-improvement practitioner.

WHAT TO BRING: Please bring your laptop and chargers. Power strips and Wi-Fi will be provided.

QUESTIONS? We’re here to help! If you have additional questions or would like to talk further before signing up for a class, please contact us at [masked]


SCHOLARSHIPS: We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application if you are interested. Scholarship recipients will be notified via email at least 1 week before class.

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FarmLogs mission is to help growers use technology to create a better future for their farms. Our tools provide timely, unbiased information to help you improve yield and eliminate waste with minimal effort.

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All attendees are expected to abide by the Girl Develop It Code of Conduct.

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