[Chugalug] Drupal:Zen like themes without Ruby?

Rod-Lists rod-lists at epbfi.com
Thu Jan 31 22:05:13 UTC 2013


Thanks Lisa. That was helpful no matter which direction I go, it is good to know I can start with Zen.


----- Lisa Ridley <lhridley at gmail.com> wrote:
> We use Zen Responsive as a base theme almost exclusively for Drupal 7 sites, especially if a client is looking for a responsive theme, and don't touch SASS or Less because our front end guys are pretty sufficient at both HTML5 and CSS3.  You can use it as a base theme without either.
> 
> On Jan 30, 2013, at 8:52 PM, Lee Walker wrote:
> 
> > Less and Sass are CSS pre-processors.
> > template.php is for manipulation of drupal hooks, ie content - not layout.
> > You don't do any CSS in template.php
> > If you do, you're doing it wrong... very wrong.
> > 
> > 
> > On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 5:26 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
> > Why use less or sass instead of mucking around with template.php?
> > 
> > ----- Lee Walker <mrscumbagtoyou at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > less & Sass are both good things to learn.
> > > One isn't pulling out ahead of the other (yet) and I see both used a lot.
> > > Learn one (or both) it'll do you good :D
> > > It's not a language to learn, just a way to making CSS better.
> > >
> > > I am personally leaning towards Sass & Compass a lot more these days. But I
> > > still use less when it's included in themes I'm manipulating.
> > >
> > > And Sass has a quote on it's website
> > > "The only thing easier, is making fun of Internet Explorer!" -- Steve Balmer
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > On Wed, Jan 30, 2013 at 1:42 PM, Rod-Lists <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I really like the idea of building drupal themes with CSS.
> > > > But I found out to use Zen I need Sass & compass, both Ruby Gems.
> > > > No offense to Ruby users, while my wife might use it since apparently ruby
> > > > is on macs, I don't to learn another language at the moment.
> > > >
> > > > Found out about Less. Any other options?
> > > > http://lesscss.org/
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