What is node-sass?
It is a library that provides binding for Node.js to LibSass, the C version of the popular stylesheet preprocessor, Sass. It allows you to natively compile .scss files to css at incredible speed and automatically via a connect middleware.
node-sass is a tool in the CSS Pre-processors / Extensions category of a tech stack.
node-sass is an open source tool with 8.2K GitHub stars and 1.3K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to node-sass's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses node-sass?
17 companies reportedly use node-sass in their tech stacks, including Jounce, HHEY, and development.
70 developers on StackShare have stated that they use node-sass.
- Natively compile .scss files to css
- Binding for Node.js to LibSass
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