PureCSS is a minimal and lightweight CSS framework designed to help developers create responsive and mobile-first web pages quickly and easily. It provides a collection of commonly used CSS classes that can be applied to HTML elements to achieve commonly used layout and design patterns without having to write custom CSS code. With PureCSS, you can create responsive grids, forms, buttons, tables, and more with minimal effort.
Functionality-wise, @emotion/css offers a rich set of features for managing CSS-in-JS in a declarative manner. It includes support for dynamic styles, media queries, keyframes, and CSS variables. Purecss, on the other hand, provides a set of predefined CSS styles and components, such as grids, forms, buttons, and tables. It aims to provide a lightweight and minimalistic approach to styling.
Community and Support
@emotion/css has a strong and active community, with regular updates, bug fixes, and new features. It is backed by the team behind Emotion, a popular CSS-in-JS library. Purecss also has an active community, but since it focuses on providing a minimalistic set of styles, updates and new features may be less frequent. However, it is a well-established package with good documentation and community resources.