Sites using OOCSS

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Shawn Sullivan

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Aug 10, 2012, 1:18:53 PM8/10/12
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I am a newcomer to OOCSS and was wondering if the experienced users could post some links to their sites using OOCSS. I would love to see some examples.

Eduardo Matos

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Aug 10, 2012, 1:29:48 PM8/10/12
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Yahoo Finances, Facebook (I think that they are still using....), ....... someone knows any more?

Eduardo Matos

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Aug 10, 2012, 1:31:34 PM8/10/12
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these are the examples that Nicolly uses in her apresentation

Shawn Sullivan

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Aug 10, 2012, 3:19:49 PM8/10/12
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I just looked at both of them and they aren't using any of the classes in the code. It looks like they are using some of the concepts though.

Eduardo Matos

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Aug 10, 2012, 3:28:59 PM8/10/12
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Yahoo finances still use :)

Look at containers and your classes:

yog-grid {
    float: none;
    width: 970px;
    margin: 0 auto;
}
yog-wrap {
    margin-right: -10px;
    _margin-right: -20px;
}

.yog-page .yog-16u {
    width: 630px;
}

This is in OOCSS concepts (modular, template, etc)




2012/8/10 Shawn Sullivan <shawnmsu...@gmail.com>
I just looked at both of them and they aren't using any of the classes in the code. It looks like they are using some of the concepts though.

On Friday, August 10, 2012 12:31:34 PM UTC-5, Eduardo Matos wrote:

these are the examples that Nicolly uses in her apresentation

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Rick Lowes

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Aug 10, 2012, 3:45:54 PM8/10/12
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This is kind of the point of OOCSS - it is more of a "concept" and not a framework - Nicole also states that it isn't a CSS framework on the FAQ page for OOCSS:

" OOCSS isn’t really a framework, though I’m creating one here as an example, but a way of writing scalable, sane, maintainable CSS. "

So really it's more of an "approach" to writing good, clean, scalable, maintainable, "DRY" CSS. Even when you look at something like the Twitter Bootstrap framework/library, there's a lot of OOCSS principals baked in there.

Now if you're looking specifically as to who is actually using the OOCSS "CSS Framework" one notable one I can point out I believe is Starbucks.com - if you look at their online styleguide, and take a look at say the grid framework section under "how to use" and "litmus test" and view the source, you can clearly see the "size1of3" classes etc being used in there - there has likely been adoption of this (i.e. for responsive design) but that's the idea - the framework isn't there to just be used "as is" but adapted/extended for your needs, and again really as an example of how to implement OOCSS prinicipals yourself:


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Martin Petrov

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Aug 10, 2012, 5:20:54 PM8/10/12
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Box.net is a great example of OOCSS. I wish I could see the uncompressed css files.

Shawn Sullivan

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Aug 10, 2012, 5:37:23 PM8/10/12
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Thanks Rick for the explanation.
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Evan Winslow

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Aug 11, 2012, 1:59:26 AM8/11/12
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Elgg (elgg.org) uses OOCSS principles in it's CSS framework. Twitter Bootstrap (http://twitter.github.com/bootstrap/) I would say is also similar in its approach.
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Nicole Sullivan

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Aug 11, 2012, 12:01:58 PM8/11/12
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Lot's of people use small parts of OOCSS. They take the grids but not the modules, or they use the table helper classes but not the lists... even more use the ideas rather than the specific code. So, Facebook has a media block but they call it UIImage_Block (or something like that) in order to have the naming scheme fit better in their system.

Box.net also uses OOCSS. So does one of the obama sites...

I wish I'd done a better job of keeping track of all the people who told me they were using it... oops. 

I think it is one of the strengths of the project that you can take one piece of it without being forced to use the whole thing. 

Nicole

John Slegers

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Mar 28, 2013, 11:06:50 AM3/28/13
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Cascade Framework is a framework I released last week that implements OOCSS throughout the framework.

I'm currently working on my first client project based on Cascade Framework.

Andrew Abogado

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Mar 28, 2013, 12:10:11 PM3/28/13
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Hi John,

Does Cascade Framework support Sass?

John Slegers

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Mar 28, 2013, 7:26:57 PM3/28/13
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Cascade Framework 1.0 is pure CSS.

I am considering rewriting it to SASS or LESS for a later version if there's any demand.





Op donderdag 28 maart 2013 17:10:11 UTC+1 schreef Andrew Abogado het volgende:

Andrew Abogado

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Mar 29, 2013, 7:47:19 AM3/29/13
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I see. It'll be interesting to know how you'll architect Cascade with preprocessors. Looking forward. Thanks

Fiona Chan

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Mar 30, 2013, 3:17:08 AM3/30/13
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There's actually a SASS branch in OOCSS if people are interested:

It's very much work in progress and the stuff in the branch are like the first version. We've made a lot of improvements but need to find the time to port stuff back into the repo.





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I see. It'll be interesting to know how you'll architect Cascade with preprocessors. Looking forward. Thanks

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BBunny

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Jul 16, 2013, 11:07:14 AM7/16/13
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The Box.com (formerly Box.net) site is actually what led to my discovery of OOCSS. I loved what they did with it, so I Googled some of the class names. Voilá! I found OOCSS. 

Nicole Sullivan

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Would you share what you found? I'm curious. :)

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The Box.com (formerly Box.net) site is actually what led to my discovery of OOCSS. I loved what they did with it, so I Googled some of the class names. Voilá! I found OOCSS. 

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BBunny

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Jul 17, 2013, 5:19:29 PM7/17/13
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I Googled "size1of3." Your GitHub site and your Blog were near the top of the search results:

https://github.com/stubbornella/oocss/wiki/Grids

I found several blog articles on OOCSS that linked to your pages. Example:

http://themetaq.com/articles/meet-object-oriented-css-cut-the-fat-out-of-code-with-this-smart-time-savin


Found some actual stylesheets, from which I extracted the domain so I could see the site that used them. One example:

http://psdgoeshtml.com/examples/waterworks-css.html

I also ended up at this page, which I see no longer has any downloadable files linked to it, and that's a shame. https://github.com/stubbornella/oocss/wiki If I had not been able to download some files to play with, I doubt if I would have ever gotten started with OOCSS.

John Slegers

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Jul 18, 2013, 3:58:18 AM7/18/13
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Great to see the OOCSS project is officially active again! It was high time for something to happen there.

I still regret you weren't willing to integrate the project with Cascade Framework, though. I'm currently working on a Sass metaframework for Cascade Framework... which seems to be the exact same thing that's going on at the OOCSS project.

Is there some kind of online source with any docs on what's currently going on or what's planning in the future? I'd love to compare notes!

BBunny

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Jul 18, 2013, 11:41:51 AM7/18/13
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Also looks like Meetups.com is using it, but only for their footer: 

BBunny

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Jul 18, 2013, 11:43:31 AM7/18/13
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Martin, just copy the text and paste it into CSS Tidy online. http://csstidyonline.com/

Nicole Sullivan

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Jul 18, 2013, 12:57:07 PM7/18/13
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@BBunny - we totally agree about having downloadable files. This was a change on the github side, not ours. We think we can solve it with their new releases feature (because you can attach compiled code to it). We'll need to also do semantic versioning, so just a matter of figuring out how to get started with it. 


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BBunny

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Jul 18, 2013, 1:33:49 PM7/18/13
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Oops. Make that "Meetup.com".

BBunny

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Jul 24, 2013, 4:36:33 PM7/24/13
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I was using builtwith.com to look at the technology behind some sites, and I discovered it can identify sites built with OOCSS! It says it has identfied 2,866 of them but would let me see only the first 20 since I'm not a paid subscriber (I had to register just to see the short list). The first 20 are as follows:

DomainQuantcastAlexa
microsoft.com1031
norton.com93692
howstuffworks.com151897
tomshardware.com2431036
greatschools.org420-
rr.com425959
meetup.com493516
symantec.com5692026
ezinearticles.com766630
shutterstock.com888460
mo.gov10698773
box.com11981332
landsend.com14013481
colostate.edu184210417
viator.com19475806
jstor.org19653829
forrent.com25979727
telemundo.com300712524
roadrunner.com31094146
broadway.com336724506
The results page is https://trendspro.builtwith.com/report/26f4b307-f2e8-4f2a-8658-97b2e71df2b5# You may have to register to see it. 

leban

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Jul 26, 2013, 8:53:41 AM7/26/13
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Nice find! :-)
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