Less vs. Sass vs. Bourbon

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Description

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.

What is 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.

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.

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Companies

483 Companies Using Less
1740 Companies Using Sass
25 Companies Using Bourbon

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What are some alternatives to Less, Sass, and Bourbon?

  • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
  • Compass - A Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain
  • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs
  • PurifyCSS - Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

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