Compass vs Protractor: What are the differences?
Compass: A Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain. The compass core framework is a design-agnostic framework that provides common code that would otherwise be duplicated across other frameworks and extensions; Protractor: End-to-end test framework for Angular and AngularJS applications. Protractor is an end-to-end test framework for Angular and AngularJS applications. Protractor runs tests against your application running in a real browser, interacting with it as a user would.
"No vendor prefix CSS pain" is the top reason why over 8 developers like Compass, while over 2 developers mention "Quick tests implementation" as the leading cause for choosing Protractor.
Compass and Protractor are both open source tools. Protractor with 8.24K GitHub stars and 2.23K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Compass with 6.91K GitHub stars and 1.23K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Compass has a broader approval, being mentioned in 88 company stacks & 42 developers stacks; compared to Protractor, which is listed in 24 company stacks and 22 developer stacks.