I’ve been a fan of Less for a while now. As a developer it is how I think CSS should have always been. Functions (mixins), Extending objects (nested rules), Operations and Variables.
There are already some great tools for working with less. The obvious one being the Less Ruby Gem:
The watch feature of Less.js in the browser is very cool. This auto-refreshes your styles whenever your Less file changes:
Installation of Less.js in the browser is really rather easy as well. Note however the rel attribute on our style tag:
If you use a deployment manager such as Phing this could even be an automated part of your build/deployment process.