Less vs. Stylus vs. PostCSS

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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 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 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.

Pros

Why do developers choose Less?
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    Why do developers choose Stylus?
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    Why do developers choose PostCSS?
    Why do you like PostCSS?

    Cons

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

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

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

    Pricing

    How much does Less cost?
    How much does Stylus cost?
    How much does PostCSS cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Less?
    487 companies on StackShare use Less
    What companies use Stylus?
    67 companies on StackShare use Stylus
    What companies use PostCSS?
    59 companies on StackShare use PostCSS

    Integrations

    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Stylus?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Stylus
    What tools integrate with PostCSS?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with PostCSS

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

    • Sass - Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets
    • Compass - A Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain
    • Bourbon - A lightweight mixin library for Sass
    • PurifyCSS - Remove unused CSS. Also works with single-page apps.

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