Sass VS Compass

Compare Sass vs Compass and see what are their differences.

Sass

Sass makes CSS fun! (by sass)

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Compass is no longer actively maintained.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)
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Sass Compass
149 4
14,162 6,797
0.3% -0.1%
8.1 0.0
8 days ago 19 days ago
TypeScript CSS
MIT License GNU General Public License v3.0 or later
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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 2022-09-24.

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.

What are some alternatives?

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

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

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

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

PostCSS - Transforming styles with JS plugins

craco - Create React App Configuration Override, an easy and comprehensible configuration layer for Create React App.

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

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

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

esbuild - An extremely fast JavaScript and CSS bundler and minifier

Autoprefixer - Autoprefixer for Ruby and Ruby on Rails

Bourbon - A Lightweight Sass Tool Set