Scout: Compiling Sass code without ruby installed
Every website need looks and feel which can be done by CSS. Previously css is limited to static i.e. which doesn’t do any programming. As the technology advancing the CSS also grownup. Now it as a huge number of frameworks emerged in the market. Just need to plug the framework and it is responsive in all devices.
But it didn’t stop there it moved to one more level to programming side. A new language is developed SASS and LESS. Sass is an extension of CSS that adds nested rules, variables, mixin functions, and a whole lot more. It eases the burden of organizing and maintaining CSS code, while also compiling your Sass code to properly formatted CSS. Sass is the most mature, stable, and powerful professional grade CSS extension language in the world. There are endless number of frameworks built with Sass.
Compass, Bourbon, and Susy just to name a few. Sass file need to compile as CSS file to run the website. Compass is an open-source CSS authoring framework which uses the Sass stylesheet language to make writing stylesheets powerful and easy. Compass is an open-source CSS framework that makes using CSS3 and popular design patterns easier than ever. Compass works exclusively with Sass to help you write cleaner, quicker CSS code.
Since Sass and Compass are Ruby gems, they require that you have a working knowledge of Ruby and the command line. Not all designers will know how or want to use command line tools, and that’s where Scout steps in.
Scout is a cross-platform app that delivers the power of Sass & Compass into the hands of web designers. Scout helps make your CSS workflow a snap by delivering more control, optimization, and organization. No developer required.
Scout runs Sass and Compass in a self-contained Ruby environment, letting you effortlessly manage all of your Sass projects with a handful of clicks. You’ll never have to worry about your Ruby setup or deal with technical issues.
Download Scout it is an open source licensed.