Cascading Style Sheets are the basic building blocks of web design. There are a number of CSS Preprocessor, LESS, Sass, Stylus, and Swith CSS. Have you confuse choosing on CSS preprocessor language. Here the two best CSS preprocessors Sass vs LESS most widely used by developers.
Let see the comparison between Sass vs LESS.
You need to install ruby to run Sass, ruby already preinstalled with the new version of Linux and OSX. To install sass use the following comment “sudo gem install sass”.
There are also other libraries, such as “libSass” open Sass without any need for Ruby.
When comparing Less vs. Sass it’s clear that Sass is more like programming. It has if/the/else statements, for loops, while loops, and each loops.
“npm install -g less” is the comment used to install on Linux and Mac operating system.
To compile into CSS use the following comment – “lessc styles.less styles.css”
Code Editor – for Sass and LESS
Here is a list of popular ones below for edit codes
|VisualStudio||SassyStudio||CSS is Less|
|Eclipse||Eclipse platform||Eclipse for Less|
|Coda||Coda Sass||Coda 2 Less|
Basically, Sass is next level. Most agree that Sass is better than LESS because:
- It has better language syntax.
- SASS has more features than LASS.
- It has Compass.
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