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Coding Faster with Emmet
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Coding Faster with Emmet

with Ray Villalobos

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(MUSIC). Hey there, this is Ray Villalobos, and welcome to Coding HTML and CSS Faster with Emmet. In this course, I'm going to show you how to work with a package or plugin, you can add to most text editors called Emmet. I'll start by showing you how to install Emmet, and how easy it is to learn since the language is fashioned after CSS selectors. We'll examine how to use abbreviations of different types, how to make copies of elements, and how to use simple and complex expansions to quickly scaffold a bootstrap website. Then, I'll show you how to use Emmet actions to let you number elements, toggle comments and perform powerful text transformations.

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Coding Faster with Emmet
53m 12s Intermediate Jul 31, 2013

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Looking for a tool to make you a faster and more efficient programmer? Emmet provides a shortcut language for writing HTML, XML, and CSS, based on an abbreviation structure most developers already use that expands into full-fledged HTML markup and CSS rules. Let Ray Villalobos show you how to install the Emmet plugin for your favorite text editor and start using its handy shortcuts for making copies of elements; climbing, grouping, and numbering; matching tags; and even complex CSS3 features like gradients.

Subjects:
Developer Web Web Design Web Development
Software:
Emmet
Author:
Ray Villalobos

Welcome

(MUSIC). Hey there, this is Ray Villalobos, and welcome to Coding HTML and CSS Faster with Emmet. In this course, I'm going to show you how to work with a package or plugin, you can add to most text editors called Emmet. I'll start by showing you how to install Emmet, and how easy it is to learn since the language is fashioned after CSS selectors. We'll examine how to use abbreviations of different types, how to make copies of elements, and how to use simple and complex expansions to quickly scaffold a bootstrap website. Then, I'll show you how to use Emmet actions to let you number elements, toggle comments and perform powerful text transformations.

Finally, I'll show you how Emmet can also help you write CSS quicker by simplifying the process of generating browser prefixes, and the many shortcuts you can use to write your CSS. If you want to be able to write HTML and CSS code quicker, and with less errors, then you're going to love Emmet. So let's get started with coding HTML and CSS faster with Emmet.

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