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Autoprefixer vs Stylus: What are the differences?

What is Autoprefixer? PostCSS plugin to parse CSS and add vendor prefixes to CSS rules. It is a CSS post processor. It combs through compiled CSS files to add or remove vendor prefixes like -webkit and -moz after checking the code.

What is Stylus? Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs. Stylus is a revolutionary new language, providing an efficient, dynamic, and expressive way to generate CSS. Supporting both an indented syntax and regular CSS style.

Autoprefixer and Stylus belong to "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" category of the tech stack.

Coursera, Homejoy, and Hazeorid are some of the popular companies that use Stylus, whereas Autoprefixer is used by Startae, Brigade, and Clippings. Stylus has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 209 developers stacks; compared to Autoprefixer, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.

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Originally, I was going to start using Sass with Parcel, but then I learned about Stylus, which looked interesting because it can get the property values of something directly instead of through variables, and PostCSS, which looked interesting because you can customize your Pre/Post-processing. Which tool would you recommend?

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You're not correct with saying "vs Postcss". You're using Less/Sass/Stylus/... to produce "CSS" (maybe extended means it has some future features) and then in any case PostCSS will play (it is shipped with Parcel/NextJS/CRA/...)

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      Simple
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      Indented syntax
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      Efficient
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      Built for node.js
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      Expressive
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      Maintainable
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      Feature-rich
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      Better than CS
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      Variables
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      @extend directive
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      Contempt for curly brackets
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      Very clean
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      Mixins
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      Is Easy
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      No colons, semi-colons or even curly braces
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      Its unique
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    What is Autoprefixer?

    It is a CSS post processor. It combs through compiled CSS files to add or remove vendor prefixes like -webkit and -moz after checking the code.

    What is Stylus?

    Stylus is a revolutionary new language, providing an efficient, dynamic, and expressive way to generate CSS. Supporting both an indented syntax and regular CSS style.

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      What are some alternatives to Autoprefixer and Stylus?
      gulp
      Build system automating tasks: minification and copying of all JavaScript files, static images. More capable of watching files to automatically rerun the task when a file changes.
      PostCSS
      PostCSS is a tool for transforming CSS with JS plugins. These plugins can support variables and mixins, transpile future CSS syntax, inline images, and more.
      Sass
      Sass is an extension of CSS3, adding nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more. It's translated to well-formatted, standard CSS using the command line tool or a web-framework plugin.
      Animate.css
      It is a bunch of cool, fun, and cross-browser animations for you to use in your projects. Great for emphasis, home pages, sliders, and general just-add-water-awesomeness.
      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.
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