CSS Alternatives

    CSS is described as 'Cascading Style Sheets (CSS) is a simple mechanism for adding style (e.g., fonts, colors, spacing) to web documents' and is an website in the Development category. There are four alternatives to CSS, not only websites but also apps for a variety of platforms, including Mac, Windows, Linux and Self-Hosted solutions. The best alternative is Sass, which is both free and Open Source. Other great sites and apps similar to CSS are Stylus (Free, Open Source), LESS (Free, Open Source) and WHATWG (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Dec 16, 2020

      • FreeOpen Source
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      • Linux
      • Ruby
      Sass is a stylesheet language initially designed by Hampton Catlin and developed by Nathan Weizenbaum. After its initial versions, Nathan Weizenbaum and Chris Eppstein have continued to extend Sass with SassScript, a simple scripting language used in Sass files.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Node.JS
      Stylus is a revolutionary new language, providing an efficient, dynamic, and expressive way to generate CSS. Supporting both an indented syntax and regular CSS style.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      LESS extends CSS with dynamic behavior such as variables, mixins, operations and functions. LESS runs on both the client-side (IE 6+, Webkit, Firefox) and server-side, with Node.js.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Online
      • Self-Hosted
      • HTML
      Web Hypertext Application Technology Working Group, Maintaining and evolving HTML since 2004.
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      WHATWG vs CSS opinions
      pros, cons and recent comments
      It is an organization, not a language
      Negative comment 8 months ago

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      andros705 WHATWG is an organisation. CSS is a language.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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      WHATWG is the committee that writes the HTML standard. It is not a standard or a software.
      Negative comment over 3 years ago

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