You might be familiar with such services as LESS and Sass . They allow for far more flexibility when creating your stylesheets, including the use of variables, operators, mix-ins, even nested selectors. However, because LESS was originally built with Ruby, a lot of PHP developers, despite the fact that there are PHP versions available, never used it.
I didn’t really celebrate this year, just like I ended up not celebrating Christmas. It was too soon after being back from San Francisco. I wasn’t in the Christmas spirit, nor in an holidays-and-end-of-the-year mood. And well I also happened to be sick between the 23rd and the 25th of December.
When I set out to design a website, I do it backwards. I start with the design of the smallest, deepest element: the story page or search results. Then I work backwards to design their containers: section pages, indexes. Then, lastly, I work on the home page.
For those of us who are already web developers it may seem obvious but when you just getting started and don’t know what to do, it is nice to have guide where to start. 1.