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Alternatives to MD Bootstrap

Material-UI, Ionicons, Ant Design, Chakra UI, and DevExtreme are the most popular alternatives and competitors to MD Bootstrap.
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What is MD Bootstrap and what are its top alternatives?

It is a UI kit built with an aim to cut the time developers need to create their websites by taking all the best features from vanilla Bootstrap and enhancing them with a distinctive design from Google.
MD Bootstrap is a tool in the UI Components category of a tech stack.
MD Bootstrap is an open source tool with 52 GitHub stars and 29 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to MD Bootstrap's open source repository on GitHub

Top Alternatives to MD Bootstrap

  • Material-UI
    Material-UI

    Material UI is a library of React UI components that implements Google's Material Design. ...

  • Ionicons
    Ionicons

    Premium designed icons for use in web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Support for SVG and web font. Completely open source and MIT licensed. ...

  • Ant Design
    Ant Design

    An enterprise-class UI design language and React-based implementation. Graceful UI components out of the box, base on React Component. A npm + webpack + babel + dora + dva development framework. ...

  • Chakra UI
    Chakra UI

    It is a simple, modular and accessible component library that gives you all the building blocks you need to build your React applications. ...

  • DevExtreme
    DevExtreme

    From Angular and React, to ASP.NET Core or Vue, it includes a comprehensive collection of high-performance and responsive UI widgets for use in traditional web and next-gen mobile applications. The suite ships with a feature-complete data grid, interactive charts widgets, data editors, and much more. ...

  • ElementUI
    ElementUI

    It is not focused on Mobile development, mainly because it lacks responsiveness on mobile WebViews. ...

  • Tailwind UI
    Tailwind UI

    Over 400+ professionally designed, fully responsive, expertly crafted component examples you can drop into your Tailwind projects and customize to your heart’s content. ...

  • Feathers
    Feathers

    Build mobile & desktop games and apps with fully-skinnable UI controls. It aims for buttery smooth performance based on the philosophy that cross-platform UI kits shouldn't sacrifice one of the most important benefits of native development. ...

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Material-UI

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Material UI is a library of React UI components that implements Google's Material Design.
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PROS OF MATERIAL-UI
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    React
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    Material Design
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    Ui components
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    CSS framework
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    Component
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    Looks great
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    Good documentation
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    Responsive
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    LESS
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    Ui component
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    Open source
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    Code examples
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    Flexible
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    JSS
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    Angular
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    Very accessible
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    Fun
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    Supports old browsers out of the box
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    Interface
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    Designed for Server Side Rendering
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    Easy to work with
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CONS OF MATERIAL-UI
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    Hard to learn. Bad documentation
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    Hard to customize
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    Hard to understand Docs
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    Extra library needed for date/time pickers
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    Bad performance
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    For editable table component need to use material-table

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Adebayo Akinlaja
Engineering Manager at Andela · | 29 upvotes · 1.5M views

I picked up an idea to develop and it was no brainer I had to go with React for the frontend. I was faced with challenges when it came to what component framework to use. I had worked extensively with Material-UI but I needed something different that would offer me wider range of well customized components (I became pretty slow at styling). I brought in Evergreen after several sampling and reads online but again, after several prototype development against Evergreen—since I was using TypeScript and I had to import custom Type, it felt exhaustive. After I validated Evergreen with the designs of the idea I was developing, I also noticed I might have to do a lot of styling. I later stumbled on Material Kit, the one specifically made for React . It was promising with beautifully crafted components, most of which fits into the designs pages I had on ground.

A major problem of Material Kit for me is it isn't written in TypeScript and there isn't any plans to support its TypeScript version. I rolled up my sleeve and started converting their components to TypeScript and if you'll ask me, I am still on it.

In summary, I used the Create React App with TypeScript support and I am spending some time converting Material Kit to TypeScript before I start developing against it. All of these components are going to be hosted on Bit.

If you feel I am crazy or I have gotten something wrong, I'll be willing to listen to your opinion. Also, if you want to have a share of whatever TypeScript version of Material Kit I end up coming up with, let me know.

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My React website is a simple 5-pager that attaches to a database to store and display registrations and other data. The user (small user base) can change any form elements, but I don't need theme-ing, though that would be fun for the user. reactstrap/react-bootstrap built on Bootstrap 4 sounds dated. I am familiar with reactstrap, but a friend said to try Material-UI. The thought of learning it is interesting, but somehow I think it might be overkill. So... reactstrap, react-bootstrap, or Material UI, which should I use?

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Ionicons

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PROS OF IONICONS
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    Icons
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    Looks Amazing
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    Ui Components
CONS OF IONICONS
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    Ant Design

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    PROS OF ANT DESIGN
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      Lots of components
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      Polished and enterprisey look and feel
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      TypeScript
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      Easy to integrate
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      Es6 support
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      Beautiful and solid
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      Typescript support
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      Beautifully Animated Components
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      Quick Release rhythm
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      Great documentation
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      Easy to customize Forms
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      Opensource and free of cost
    CONS OF ANT DESIGN
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      Less
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      Large File Size
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      Poor accessibility support
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      Dangerous to use as a base in component libraries

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    Sarmad Chaudhary
    Founder & CEO at Ebiz Ltd. · | 9 upvotes · 672.9K views

    Hi there!

    I just want to have a simple poll/vote...

    If you guys need a UI/Component Library for React, Vue.js, or AngularJS, which type of library would you prefer between:

    1 ) A single maintained cross-framework library that is 100% compatible and can be integrated with any popular framework like Vue, React, Angular 2, Svelte, etc.

    2) A native framework-specific library developed to work only on target framework like ElementUI for Vue, Ant Design for React.

    Your advice would help a lot! Thanks in advance :)

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    Hello, A question to frontend developers. I am a beginner on frontend.

    I am building a UI for my company to replace old legacy one with React and this question is about choosing how to apply design to it.

    I have Tailwind CSS on one hand and Ant Design on the other (I didnt like mui and Bootstrap doesn't seem to have enterprise components as ant) As far as I understand, tailwind is great. It allows me to literally build an application without touching the css but I have to build my own react components with it. Ant design or mantine has ready to use components which I can use and rapidly build my application.

    My question is, is it the right approach to: - Use a component framework for now and replace legacy app. - Introduce tailwind later when I have a frontend resource in hand and then build own component library

    Thank you.

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    Chakra UI

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    Modular and accessible UI components for React apps
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    PROS OF CHAKRA UI
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      Typescript Support
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      Responsiveness
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      Good documentation
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      Accessibility
    CONS OF CHAKRA UI
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      DevExtreme

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      PROS OF DEVEXTREME
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        CONS OF DEVEXTREME
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          Large transfer size

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        ElementUI

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        PROS OF ELEMENTUI
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          Avaliable for other frontend frameworks too
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          Sarmad Chaudhary
          Founder & CEO at Ebiz Ltd. · | 9 upvotes · 672.9K views

          Hi there!

          I just want to have a simple poll/vote...

          If you guys need a UI/Component Library for React, Vue.js, or AngularJS, which type of library would you prefer between:

          1 ) A single maintained cross-framework library that is 100% compatible and can be integrated with any popular framework like Vue, React, Angular 2, Svelte, etc.

          2) A native framework-specific library developed to work only on target framework like ElementUI for Vue, Ant Design for React.

          Your advice would help a lot! Thanks in advance :)

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          Tailwind UI

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          Beautiful UI components, crafted with Tailwind CSS
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          PROS OF TAILWIND UI
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              Feathers

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              PROS OF FEATHERS
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