Bootstrap vs Compass: What are the differences?
What is Bootstrap? Simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and JS for popular UI components and interactions. Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
What is Compass? A Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain. The compass core framework is a design-agnostic framework that provides common code that would otherwise be duplicated across other frameworks and extensions.
Bootstrap and Compass are primarily classified as "Front-End Frameworks" and "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" tools respectively.
"Responsiveness" is the primary reason why developers consider Bootstrap over the competitors, whereas "No vendor prefix CSS pain" was stated as the key factor in picking Compass.
Bootstrap and Compass are both open source tools. It seems that Bootstrap with 134K GitHub stars and 66K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Compass with 6.91K GitHub stars and 1.23K GitHub forks.
Spotify, Twitter, and Lyft are some of the popular companies that use Bootstrap, whereas Compass is used by Sellsuki, Movielala, and Docplanner. Bootstrap has a broader approval, being mentioned in 7046 company stacks & 1115 developers stacks; compared to Compass, which is listed in 88 company stacks and 42 developer stacks.
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