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.

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Companies

483 Companies Using Less
65 Companies Using Stylus
57 Companies Using PostCSS

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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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