Autoprefixer VS Less

Compare Autoprefixer vs Less and see what are their differences.


Autoprefixer for Ruby and Ruby on Rails (by ai)


Leaner CSS, in your browser or Ruby (via less.js). (by cowboyd)
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Autoprefixer Less
0 2
1,203 118
- -
3.8 0.0
4 months ago over 5 years ago
Ruby Ruby
MIT License -
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Posts with mentions or reviews of Autoprefixer. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning Autoprefixer yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of Less. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2021-02-26.
  • CSS Deep
    2090 projects | | 26 Feb 2021
    mrkrupski/LESS-Dynamic-Stylesheet - A set of useful mixins for LESS, the CSS pre-processor:
  • Setting Up a JavaScript Build Process using Rollup
    8 projects | | 17 Feb 2021
    Now that we have addressed our scripts, we can focus on our styles. In this setup, we will look at the CSS preprocessor Less which lets us write CSS simpler, use variables and mixins. We can add it to the project with the following command:

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Autoprefixer and Less you can also consider the following projects:

Webpacker - Use Webpack to manage app-like JavaScript modules in Rails

rollup-plugin-postcss - Seamless integration between Rollup and PostCSS.

Sass - Sass makes CSS fun!

bower-rails - Bundler-like DSL + rake tasks for Bower on Rails

Compass - Compass is no longer actively maintained. Compass is a Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain.

Bourbon - A Lightweight Sass Tool Set

Less Rails - :-1: :train: Less.js For Rails

Gutenberg - Modern framework to print the web correctly.                                               

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