What is PostCSS?
PostCSS is a tool for transforming CSS with JS plugins. These plugins can support variables and mixins, transpile future CSS syntax, inline images, and more.
PostCSS is a tool in the CSS Pre-processors / Extensions category of a tech stack.
PostCSS is an open source tool with 27.5K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks. Here’s a link to PostCSS's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses PostCSS?
125 companies reportedly use PostCSS in their tech stacks, including Lendit, Uploadcare, and SendGrid.
437 developers on StackShare have stated that they use PostCSS.
Vite, React.js Boilerplate, Adobe Dreamweaver, SvelteKit, and tachyons are some of the popular tools that integrate with PostCSS. Here's a list of all 15 tools that integrate with PostCSS.
Pros of PostCSS
The "babel" of CSS
PostCSS Flexbugs Fixes
Decisions about PostCSS
Here are some stack decisions, common use cases and reviews by companies and developers who chose PostCSS in their tech stack.
Originally, I was going to start using Sass with Parcel, but then I learned about Stylus, which looked interesting because it can get the property values of something directly instead of through variables, and PostCSS, which looked interesting because you can customize your Pre/Post-processing. Which tool would you recommend?
Jul 28 2017 at 7:41AM
PostCSS Alternatives & Comparisons
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Sass is an extension of CSS3, adding nested rules, variables, mixins, selector inheritance, and more. It's translated to well-formatted, standard CSS using the command line tool or a web-framework plugin.
Less is a CSS pre-processor, meaning that it extends the CSS language, adding features that allow variables, mixins, functions and many other techniques that allow you to make CSS that is more maintainable, themable and extendable.
It is a library that provides binding for Node.js to LibSass, the C version of the popular stylesheet preprocessor, Sass. It allows you to natively compile .scss files to css at incredible speed and automatically via a connect middleware.