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Course Summary

The LESS course is designed to demonstrate how to simplify LESS in the process of writing CSS stylesheets.

The course begins with a basic review of Hypertext Markup Language (HTML) and CSS. Next, it transitions to exploring the LESS syntax basics and its history. The course examines LESS variables, mixins, functions, loops and operations.

Prerequisites: Prior knowledge of CSS is assumed

Learn to use LESS to simplify the process of writing CSS stylesheets.
Developers and developer teams looking to style their sites more scalably.
Web Developer
Skill Level
1 Day
Related Technologies
Front-End Development Training | Web Development | CSS | HTML / HTML5


Productivity Objectives
  • Leverage LESS features/syntax to make styling pages easier
  • Use LESS Variables to make stylesheets more DRY
  • Utilize LESS Mixins to include multiple properties into one
  • Work with functions and operations

What You'll Learn:

In the LESS training course, you'll learn:
  • HTML and CSS Review
    • Create Tag Based Layouts
    • Review of Classes and IDs
    • Understand Selectors
    • CSS3 Selectors
      • Attribute
      • nth
      • Sibling
  • Introduction to LESS
    • What is LESS?
    • History of LESS
    • Benefits of Using LESS
    • How to Use LESS
    • Understand LESS Syntax
  • LESS Variables
    • Overview
    • Selectors
    • URLs
  • Mixins
    • Overview
    • Parametric Mixins
    • Mixins as Functions
    • Conditional Mixins
  • Importing and Working with Loops
    • @import
    • Create and Manage Loops
  • Working with LESS Functions and Operations
    • Add, Subtract, Divide, and Multiply Values
    • Understand LESS Function Syntax
“I appreciated the instructor's technique of writing live code examples rather than using fixed slide decks to present the material.”


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