We use open-source software regularly
in our personal and professional work,
to stay up-to-date with community best-practice
and avoid re-inventing any wheels.
We appreciate the generosity of so many in the open-source community,
and try to contribute back to the projects we use,
and share our own tools that might be useful to others.
In a world of agile development
the best layouts can’t be contained in a single framework or technique.
CSS Libraries are a bloated mess of opinions about how to do your job.
Why let the table-saw tell you where to put the kitchen?
True is a full-featured unit-testing library for Sass developers.
The core functionality is written in pure SassScript,
so it can be used anywhere Sass is compiled.
Advanced features are available in Node
with our Mocha test-runner integration,
and in Ruby using our command-line tools.
A set of related theme-configuration libraries
for building and documenting style patterns
directly in your Sass code,
as part of the development process.
Currently includes modules for managing colors,
webfonts and typography, modular scales,
and responsive layouts.
An automatic style-guide generator,
built on top of SassDoc,
and designed to integrate with OddBird's
Sass Accoutrement libraries
for quick theme configuration,
color palettes, font specimens, icon libraries,
and documentation of UI patterns
in both Sass and Nunjucks.
This software has not yet been released publically.
Django is a high-level Python Web framework
that encourages rapid development and clean, pragmatic design.
Built by experienced developers,
it takes care of much of the hassle of Web development,
so you can focus on writing your app
without needing to reinvent the wheel.
A powerful markup templating language
with block inheritance, autoescaping, macros,
asynchronous control, and more.
Heavily inspired by Jinja2,
Nunjucks is fast, lean, highly performant,
Plone is a mature content management platform
written in Python
and developed by an international open source community.
It has particular strengths
in user experience for content editors,
and customizability by developers.
An open-source CSS authoring framework
which uses the Sass language
to make writing and sharing stylesheets powerful and easy.
Compass was the first package-manager
and toolkit-sharing platform for CSS,
helping popularize the Sass language —
and offering powerful browser-compatability tools
that changed the landscape for designers developers.
This software is no longer actively maintained.
A new code base that implements a Python package repository,
with plans to eventually replace the current code powering PyPI.
The goal is to improve PyPI by making it more user-friendly,
with a modern look, additional features,
and a more maintainable code-base,
with full test coverage and documentation.
Helium is a floating browser window
that allows you to watch media,
browse the web,
and do much more while you stay productive.
Your content will never fall behind your other windows
even as you switch tasks.
Helium supports a customizable translucency mode
that allows you to simultaneously see your content and your work,
without intercepting mouse clicks when it's translucent.
You have the ability to click, drag,
and scroll behind your floating content.