Utility Classes provide the building blocks for layout and handle a range common use cases that help us avoid writing custom styles. When we need to add some margin or padding, rather than adding a new selector specific to that use case, we can use utilities. This helps us reduce the number of unique property-value pairs, and helps us keep more consistent styles across the site.
- Utility Classes are designed to do one job well and one job only, are immutable, and on occasion are an acceptable approach to overriding component styles.
- Utility Classes should clearly describe the job they do.
- Utility Classes are to be namespaced with
This component is distributed with npm. After installing npm, you can install the
vf-utility-classes with this command.
$ yarn add --dev @visual-framework/vf-utility-classes
The source files included are written in Sass(
scss). You can point your Sass
include-path at your
node_modules directory and import it like this.
Make sure you import Sass requirements along with the modules.