The Many Gifts of Google

Periodically, Seth receives swag from Google as part of their Engage for Agencies program. Among water bottles, lava lamps, office supplies and snacks, he recently obtained some haute couture. He was kind enough to vogue for the camera.

HSL, SCSS Color Functions & Dirty Rotten Lying Photoshop

Rule #1: Color Variables are Great

One big advantage of using SCSS is that you can use variables to control all colors throughout the design. That way, you don’t have to search through 1000+ lines of SCSS to change a color later; you just change it in one place. That’s pretty much the motto of SCSS: “Change things in one place instead of all over the place.” You define them by writing:

$blue: #ff0000; // Yes, I just defined $blue as red.

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