Sass vs. PostCSS vs. PurifyCSS



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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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose Sass?
Why do you like Sass?

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

Why do developers choose PurifyCSS?
Why do you like PurifyCSS?

Cons

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

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

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

Pricing

How much does Sass cost?
How much does PostCSS cost?
How much does PurifyCSS cost?

Companies

What companies use Sass?
2476 companies on StackShare use Sass
What companies use PostCSS?
90 companies on StackShare use PostCSS
What companies use PurifyCSS?
1 companies on StackShare use PurifyCSS

Integrations

What tools integrate with Sass?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with Sass
What tools integrate with PostCSS?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with PostCSS
No integrations listed yet

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

  • Less - The dynamic stylesheet language
  • 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

See all alternatives to Sass

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