What is Less?
Less is a CSS pre-processor, meaning that it extends the CSS language, adding features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themable and extendable.
Less is a tool in the CSS Pre-processors / Extensions category of a tech stack.
Less is an open source tool with 16.9K GitHub stars and 3.5K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Less's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Less?
691 companies reportedly use Less in their tech stacks, including Accenture, Patreon, and Odoo.
1064 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Less.
Prettier, vscode.dev, Ember-cli, Prepros, and OneDev are some of the popular tools that integrate with Less. Here's a list of all 8 tools that integrate with Less.
Pros of Less
Better than css
Used by bootstrap
CSS is valid LESS, very easy to pick up
Jul 29 2016 at 2:27AM
Less Alternatives & Comparisons
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