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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 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.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Sass?
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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Sass?
    1807 companies on StackShare use Sass
    What companies use Less?
    487 companies on StackShare use Less
    What companies use Compass?
    90 companies on StackShare use Compass

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Sass?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sass
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    What tools integrate with Compass?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with Compass

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

    • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
    • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs
    • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass
    • PurifyCSS - Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

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