by Roy Revelt · posted on · a thought
Codsen.com runs on Remix, the framework which won’t process anything CSS-related. To scale the styling task, some people use Tailwind; I use good old SASS on style-dictionary design tokens. SASS CLI watches the
styles folder with
.scss files from outside Remix and places the processed files inside the Remix project folder. From Remix’s point of view, CSS files just magically appear and update themselves.
Enter Autoprefixer. It doesn’t fit into this workflow! We either need to set up a proper JS-script pipeline (à la Gulp) or, two-level setup with an intermediary folder where Autoprefixer CLI’s watches the output of SASS directory (so two CLI’s watching), or some fancy terminal pipe contraption.
None of the options seem suitable.
The alternative is to run VSCode plugin manually, on
I’m OK with that, this website needs to be simple.