Compass vs. Bourbon

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What is Compass?

The compass core framework is a design-agnostic framework that provides common code that would otherwise be duplicated across other frameworks and extensions.

What is Bourbon?

Bourbon is a library of pure sass mixins that are designed to be simple and easy to use. No configuration required. The mixins aim to be as vanilla as possible, meaning they should be as close to the original CSS syntax as possible.


Why do developers choose Compass?
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Why do developers choose Bourbon?
Why do you like Bourbon?


What are the cons of using Compass?
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What are the cons of using Bourbon?
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How much does Compass cost?
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What companies use Compass?
90 companies on StackShare use Compass
What companies use Bourbon?
25 companies on StackShare use Bourbon


What tools integrate with Compass?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Compass
What tools integrate with Bourbon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Bourbon

What are some alternatives to Compass and Bourbon?

  • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
  • Less - The dynamic stylesheet language
  • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
  • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs

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