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README.md

dbrmn-scss-boilerplate

A structure and boilerplate for projects using SCSS. The purpose of the boilerplate is to increase development speed, scalability, and maintainability.

Structure

This is a short summary of the structure and responsibility of each file and folder. For more details see the header of each file separately.

/styles
|
| style.scss
|   The SCSS entrypoint, this is where all partials are included.
|
base
|   \
|    | _base.scss
|    |    Contains the most global styles, such as styles for <html> and <body>,
|    |    these can be seen as project opinionated resets.
|    |
|    | _typography.scss
|    |    Contains all our SCSS for general typography, generally we want
|    |    'opt-in' typography styles, don't apply styles to typography elements
|    |    but to classes, i.e. .headline. Specific typography, for example for
|    |    an .article, should reside in /modules/_article.scss.
|    |
|    |
|    variables
|        \
|         | This folder contains categories of variables broken up into
|         | partials, such as _colors.scss or _breakpoints.scss.
|         | _index.scss acts as a bucket exporter, so import all new partials
|         | you might add in this file.
|
|
helpers
|   \
|    | _mixins.scss
|    |    Contains mixins used globally. Mixins that are local to a file should
|    |    be included in the file itself.
|    |
|    | _stylelint-example.scss
|    |    Contains a reference of SCSS that adheres to our linting rules and
|    |    style.
|    |
|    | _utils.scss
|         Contains general utility classes.
|
|
modules
|   \
|    | This folder contains the bulk of our styles, where each module should
|    | be broken into a separate partial (file), such as _buttons.scss or
|    | _forms.scss.
|
|
vendor
    \
     | This folder contains vendor CSS/SCSS.
     |
     | _normalize.scss
          Normalizes/resets browser specific styles (user-agent stylesheets).

Stylelint

We use stylelint to ensure a consistent style. See /src/helpers/_stylelint-example.scss for an example file that adheres to the /.stylelintrc rules. To lint manually run npm run lint, this task is also run before each commit as a pre-commit hook.

Gulp

To compile the SCSS run npm install && node_modules/.bin/gulp. This is handy to ensure you don't break anything while making changes.

Contributing

Everyone is more than welcome to contribute! More info on how to contribute is available in CONTRIBUTING.md (this info will also be available when submitting a pull request).

License

Licensed under the new BSD 3-clause license. See the separate LICENSE file.