Intro to Object Oriented CSS (OOCSS)

Vitamin T - 360 Main St. Suite 470 Royal Oak - View Map Girl Develop It Detroit
Wed, Sep 10, 2014, 2:00 PM (EDT)

About this event

Object Oriented CSS (OOCSS) is a methodology of writing reusable CSS that is fast, scalable and maintainable. If you have built a website using HTML & CSS, then you know that CSS is a basic language, but that it can be a challenge to use in large projects.  Without some sort of framework, it’s easy to end up with severely duplicated code, browser performance issues, and generally unmaintainable CSS code. Adopting a design pattern like OOCSS will help you eliminate these nightmares and make crafting your CSS a joy once again.

This workshop will examine the importance of a modular CSS architecture, profile the core principles of OOCSS, allow you to try your hand at module implementation, and touch on a few of the pros and “cons” of the system.

Snacks & drinks will be provided. 


Julie Cameron is co-founder of Girl Develop It Ann Arbor and a frontend developer for Articulate. She is a responsive web design advocate, student of JavaScript, agile proponent, and self improvement practitioner.


Vitamin T Offices
Main North/Hamlin Pub Building
360 N. Main St. Suite 470
Royal Oak, MI 48067

NOTE: We are offering scholarships on a limited basis for students with financial need. Please complete our scholarship application if you are interested. Applications must be received by Wednesday, August 27. Scholarship recipients will be notified via email at least 1 week before the first class.  


Metered parking available along main street. There is also a parking deck attached to the building for additional parking.


Please bring your laptop and charger to class. Power strips & Wi-Fi will be provided. 


We're here to help! If you have additional questions or would like to talk further before signing up for a class, please contact Erika Carlson (



Wednesday, Sep 10
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (EDT)


Vitamin T
360 Main St. Suite 470 Royal Oak