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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 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 PurifyCSS?

Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.
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            What are some alternatives to Compass, Less, and PurifyCSS?
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            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.
            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.
            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.
            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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            Review ofLessLess

            Absolutely fantastic, not only does it allow for modularity but it is armed with the most useful features like colour operations and nested styles to make you achive more by writing LESS.

            How developers use Compass, Less, and PurifyCSS
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            papaver uses LessLess

            love me some less. been less styling for around 3 years. makes working with bootstrap and responsive website a breeze. so much power in the language.

            Avatar of Romans Malinovskis
            Romans Malinovskis uses LessLess
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            Giovanni Candido da Silva uses LessLess

            Customise the UIkit Front-End Framework, because of that is used to create the application CSS. I prefer SASS but is equivalent.

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            AmericanBibleSociety uses CompassCompass

            Sass library that was originally used on the current JourneyMaker app. We've been slowly removing it from the front end.

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            BrizTech Ltd. uses LessLess

            CSS Preprocessor, used primarily for variables to ensure brand colour continuity.

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            CodeBee uses LessLess

            We use Less to organize our CSS code with imports, variables, mixins, and more.

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            OnlineCity uses CompassCompass

            We build our SASS-based CSS with Compass

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