Less vs. Stylus vs. Compass

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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 Stylus?

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.

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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Why do developers choose Less?
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    Why do developers choose Stylus?
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    Cons

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

    How much does Less cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Less?
    487 companies on StackShare use Less
    What companies use Stylus?
    67 companies on StackShare use Stylus
    What companies use Compass?
    90 companies on StackShare use Compass

    Integrations

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

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

    • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
    • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
    • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass
    • PurifyCSS - Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

    See all alternatives to Less

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