Faster button styling with Sass

Another button tutorial?!? I hear you cry. Well yes, but this one’s a bit different. There’s plenty of tutorials out there on how to style buttons but this is a tutorial less about that and more about implementation.

As a frontend developer I work on lots of different user interfaces for web apps, services and sites and obviously one of the most common elements for all of these are buttons, or more specifically for this tutorial, buttons that allow for different icons and coloured backgrounds. So with the use of Sass and Compass I’ve created the following mixin for quickly implementing different buttons in my projects.

Base variables

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