Alternatives: styled-components, emotion, jss
v0.5.9(over 3 years ago)
Spectre.css is a lightweight and responsive CSS framework designed for building modern and clean web interfaces. It provides a set of basic styles for typography, layout, and utility classes, which allows developers to easily design web content and layouts. Spectre.css also includes a set of custom components, including modals, forms, and navigation bars, making it easy to incorporate additional functionality into your site.
Aphrodite seamlessly integrates with React and is optimized for use with React components. It allows for easy styling of individual components using inline styles and supports server-side rendering. Spectre.css, on the other hand, can be used with any web framework or library, including React. It provides a set of CSS classes that can be applied to HTML elements to style them according to Spectre.css styles.
Aphrodite allows for dynamic and programmatic styling in React components, giving developers more control over styles and allowing for easier theming and customization. Spectre.css, on the other hand, provides a fixed set of predefined styles and components that can be customized to some extent by overriding CSS variables.
Aphrodite generates unique class names for CSS rules at runtime, which can lead to larger and slower style sheets. However, it provides optimizations like static style extraction and caching to mitigate performance impact. Spectre.css, being a pre-built CSS framework, is generally performant, but the size of the framework should be considered for optimal performance.
Community and Support
Both Aphrodite and Spectre.css have active communities and are well-documented. Aphrodite benefits from being part of the React ecosystem and has good support and resources within the React community. Spectre.css has a smaller but dedicated community and offers comprehensive documentation and examples.