Sass vs. Bourbon vs. PurifyCSS



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Description

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.

What is PurifyCSS?

Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Sass?
Why do you like Sass?

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

Why do developers choose PurifyCSS?
Why do you like PurifyCSS?

Cons

What are the cons of using Sass?
No Cons submitted yet for Sass
Downsides of Sass?

What are the cons of using Bourbon?
No Cons submitted yet for Bourbon
Downsides of Bourbon?

What are the cons of using PurifyCSS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurifyCSS
Downsides of PurifyCSS?

Pricing

How much does Sass cost?
How much does Bourbon cost?
How much does PurifyCSS cost?

Companies

What companies use Sass?
2479 companies on StackShare use Sass
What companies use Bourbon?
31 companies on StackShare use Bourbon
What companies use PurifyCSS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurifyCSS

Integrations

What tools integrate with Sass?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sass
What tools integrate with Bourbon?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Bourbon
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Less - The dynamic stylesheet language
  • 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

See all alternatives to Sass

Latest News

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