Compass VS Sass

Compare Compass vs Sass and see what are their differences.

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Compass is no longer actively maintained.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. (by Compass)

Sass

Sass makes CSS fun! (by sass)
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Compass Sass
3 119
6,818 13,933
0.0% 0.7%
0.0 8.2
over 1 year ago 1 day ago
CSS TypeScript
GNU General Public License v3.0 or later MIT License
The number of mentions indicates the total number of mentions that we've tracked plus the number of user suggested alternatives.
Stars - the number of stars that a project has on GitHub. Growth - month over month growth in stars.
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For example, an activity of 9.0 indicates that a project is amongst the top 10% of the most actively developed projects that we are tracking.

Compass

Posts with mentions or reviews of Compass. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-02-11.
  • SSGs through the ages: The ‘After Jekyll’ era
    8 projects | dev.to | 11 Feb 2022
    Soon after, Chris Epstein, the creator of Compass and co-creator of Sass, forked Brandon’s repository and asked for some help with the design. Being a big fan of Chris’s, Brandon jumped on the opportunity straight away. He pulled out the content, made the theme more generic, and named his creation Octopress.
  • How to use scss in drupal theme?
    2 projects | reddit.com/r/drupal | 19 Nov 2021
    I use a CLI tool to compile it as changes are made. I use http://compass-style.org/
  • CSS Deep
    2090 projects | dev.to | 26 Feb 2021
    Compass/compass - Compass is a Stylesheet Authoring Environment that makes your website design simpler to implement and easier to maintain.

Sass

Posts with mentions or reviews of Sass. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-05-10.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing Compass and Sass you can also consider the following projects:

emotion - 👩‍🎤 CSS-in-JS library designed for high performance style composition

PostCSS - Transforming styles with JS plugins

Tailwind CSS - A utility-first CSS framework for rapid UI development.

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

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

JSS - JSS is an authoring tool for CSS which uses JavaScript as a host language.

esbuild - An extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier

postcss-preset-env - Convert modern CSS into something browsers understand

craco - Create React App Configuration Override, an easy and comprehensible configuration layer for create-react-app

Autoprefixer - Autoprefixer for Ruby and Ruby on Rails

Bourbon - A Lightweight Sass Tool Set