Matt Stow BEMantic: DRY Like You Mean It 12-05-2015
Matt Stow
UX & a11y developer at @TOTVS Labs
Matt Stow explains why using a BEM (or similar methodology) doesn’t necessarily mean that your code won’t be semantic and accessible.
Johan Ronsse Learning to Love BEM 06-05-2015
Johan Ronsse
Interface designer
I have to admit: when I first heard about BEM, I thought it was a bad idea. Why make your CSS naming so complicated? After learning more about BEM I am convinced: the method really has its merits. It is mostly useful in the context of a large scale web application with a lot of components.
Philip Walton Side Effects in CSS 03-03-2015
Philip Walton
Engineer at Google on the developer relations team
There are two types of problems in CSS: cosmetic problems and architectural problems. Cosmetic problems annoying, sure, but they don’t break the build. Architectural problems, on the other hand, can cripple development. I can remember distinct cases where we postponed developing a new feature because we were too afraid to make any changes to the CSS.
Harry Roberts MindBEMding – getting your head ’round BEM syntax 25-01-2013
Harry Roberts
Consultant Front-end Architect
So that’s BEM (or a slight variation thereof); a highly useful, powerful and simple naming convention to make your front-end code easier to read and understand, easier to work with, easier to scale, more robust and explicit and a lot more strict.