Compass vs Stylus: 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; Stylus: Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs. 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.
Compass and Stylus can be primarily classified as "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" tools.
"No vendor prefix CSS pain" is the top reason why over 8 developers like Compass, while over 65 developers mention "Simple" as the leading cause for choosing Stylus.
Compass is an open source tool with 6.91K GitHub stars and 1.23K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Compass's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Compass has a broader approval, being mentioned in 88 company stacks & 42 developers stacks; compared to Stylus, which is listed in 69 company stacks and 45 developer stacks.