Less vs. PostCSS vs. PurifyCSS

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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 PostCSS?

PostCSS is a tool for transforming CSS with JS plugins. These plugins can support variables and mixins, transpile future CSS syntax, inline images, and more.

What is PurifyCSS?

Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

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483 Companies Using Less
57 Companies Using PostCSS
1 Companies Using PurifyCSS

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What are some alternatives to Less, PostCSS, and PurifyCSS?

  • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
  • Compass - A Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain
  • Stylus - Expressive, robust, feature-rich CSS language built for nodejs
  • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass

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