Sass vs. Compass vs. PurifyCSS



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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 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 Sass?
Why do you like Sass?

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

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

Cons

What are the cons of using Sass?
No Cons submitted yet for Sass
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What are the cons of using Compass?
No Cons submitted yet for Compass
Downsides of Compass?

What are the cons of using PurifyCSS?
No Cons submitted yet for PurifyCSS
Downsides of PurifyCSS?

Pricing

How much does Sass cost?
How much does Compass cost?
How much does PurifyCSS cost?

Companies

What companies use Sass?
2476 companies on StackShare use Sass
What companies use Compass?
107 companies on StackShare use Compass
What companies use PurifyCSS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurifyCSS

Integrations

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

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

  • Less - The dynamic stylesheet language
  • PostCSS - Transform CSS with JS plugins
  • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs
  • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass

See all alternatives to Sass

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