Autoprefixer vs Sass: What are the differences?
Autoprefixer: PostCSS plugin to parse CSS and add vendor prefixes to CSS rules. It is a CSS post processor. It combs through compiled CSS files to add or remove vendor prefixes like -webkit and -moz after checking the code; Sass: Syntactically Awesome Style Sheets. 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.
Autoprefixer and Sass can be categorized as "CSS Pre-processors / Extensions" tools.
Sass is an open source tool with 12K GitHub stars and 1.93K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Sass's open source repository on GitHub.
According to the StackShare community, Sass has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2829 company stacks & 7659 developers stacks; compared to Autoprefixer, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 11 developer stacks.
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