Gumby vs BootsFaces: What are the differences?
Developers describe Gumby as "A Flexible, Responsive CSS Framework - Powered by Sass". Create rapid and logical page layout and app prototypes with a flexible and responsive grid system and UI kit. On the other hand, BootsFaces is detailed as "Lets you develop Front-end Enterprise Applications fast and easy". It is a powerful JSF framework that takes the best from Bootstrap and jQuery UI to let develop well-designed responsive state-of-the-art next-gen Front-end Enterprise Applications fast and easy supporting HTML5.
Gumby and BootsFaces can be primarily classified as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.
Some of the features offered by Gumby are:
- Syntactically Awesome - Gumby 2 is built with the power of Sass. Sass is a powerful CSS preprocessor which allows us to develop Gumby itself with much more speed — and gives you new tools to quickly customize and build on top of the Gumby Framework.
- Brilliantly Flexible - Gumby 2 is an amazing responsive CSS Framework. Websites built today must be mobile friendly in order to survive. Why have two different sites for mobile and desktop when you can have your main site be one size fits all? Gumby Framework is also incredibly customizable
- it’s as easy as download, tweak, deploy!
On the other hand, BootsFaces provides the following key features:
- Design your application quickly
- Simple to use
- Ready for the cloud
Gumby and BootsFaces are both open source tools. It seems that Gumby with 2.95K GitHub stars and 479 forks on GitHub has more adoption than BootsFaces with 239 GitHub stars and 83 GitHub forks.