Sass vs. Stylus vs. Compass

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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 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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Companies

1738 Companies Using Sass
65 Companies Using Stylus
90 Companies Using Compass

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

  • Less - The dynamic stylesheet language
  • 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 Sass

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