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pypm install pykss

How to install pykss

  1. Download and install ActivePython
  2. Open Command Prompt
  3. Type pypm install pykss
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version 0.4 on Jun 18th, 2013

PyKSS is a Python implementation of KSS. KSS attempts to provide a methodology for writing maintainable, documented CSS within a team.

The official docs provide a good introduction to KSS. The complete syntax can he found on the syntax page.


System Message: ERROR/3 (<string>, line 22)

Unknown directive type "code-block".

.. code-block:: shell

    pip install pykss


System Message: ERROR/3 (<string>, line 30)

Unknown directive type "code-block".

.. code-block:: python

    >>> import pykss
    >>> styleguide = pykss.Parser('static/css')
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1')
    <pykss.section.Section object at 0x10c1d1190>
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1').description
    'A button suitable for giving stars to someone.'
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1').modifiers[0]
    <pykss.modifier.Modifier object at 0x10c1d1290>
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1').modifiers[0].name
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1').modifiers[0].class_name
    >>> styleguide.section('2.1.1').modifiers[0].description
    'Subtle hover highlight'

Django Usage

If you would like to use KSS within a Django project pykss.contrib.django provides a view and template tag to make it easier. Check out the example Django project for usage.

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Last updated Jun 18th, 2013

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