Avocado vs Origami: What are the differences?
What is Avocado? An interaction design toolbox. Avocado is an open source interaction design toolbox built by IDEO. It enables designers to make quick interactive prototypes without writing a line of code. Built on top of Facebook's Origami framework, Avocado provides ready-to-use patches that can be easily combined to create fully-customized prototypes. Official announcement: http://labs.ideo.com/2014/05/27/avocado/.
What is Origami? A free design prototyping toolkit for Quartz Composer. Origami is a free toolkit for Quartz Composer—created by the Facebook Design team—that makes interactive design prototyping easy and doesn’t require programming.
Avocado and Origami belong to "Mobile Prototyping & Interaction Design Tools" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Avocado are:
- Carousel, creates a swipeable carousel of images.
- Bistable, makes an element snap to two positions.
- Master Detail, creates a Master-Detail relationship between two views
On the other hand, Origami provides the following key features:
- Switch- Toggles between on and off and remembers its current state.
- Scroll- Lets you allow the user to scroll an image.
- Bouncy Animation- Animate a changing value with a bouncy spring.
Origami is an open source tool with 3.35K GitHub stars and 467 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Origami's open source repository on GitHub.