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Ruby Sass to LibSass Part 2: Implementing Extend

Sass is a superset of CSS that compiles down to ordinary CSS. It offers handy things like variables and control flow, as well as more advanced functionality like ruleset nesting, `mixin`s, and `extend`s. But it isn’t fast. In September and October of 2014, Dealer.com transitioned its CMS platform from Ruby Sass to LibSass. This is …

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The Agile Grind: Injecting life into iterative development

We underwent a transformative change in our company two years ago when our organization went Agile. This change has been amazing in many ways, my personal favorite of which is the alignment throughout the entire enterprise on Engineering priorities, and the understanding of tradeoffs that go along with prioritization. But there is a downside to …

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