Less vs. Compass vs. PurifyCSS



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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 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 PurifyCSS?

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

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Pros

Why do developers choose Less?
Why do you like Less?

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

Cons

What are the cons of using Less?
No Cons submitted yet for Less
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What are the cons of using Compass?
No Cons submitted yet for Compass
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What are the cons of using PurifyCSS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurifyCSS
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Pricing

How much does Less cost?
How much does Compass cost?
How much does PurifyCSS cost?

Companies

What companies use Less?
627 companies on StackShare use Less
What companies use Compass?
107 companies on StackShare use Compass
What companies use PurifyCSS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurifyCSS

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Compass?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Compass
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Less, Compass, and PurifyCSS?

  • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
  • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
  • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs
  • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass

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