Bootstrap vs. Bootswatch vs. Topcoat

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What is Bootstrap?

Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.

What is Bootswatch?

Simply download a CSS file and replace the one in Bootstrap. No messing around with hex values.

What is Topcoat?

TopCoat is made up of base controls, platform specific styles, themes and a build script to stitch them all together.
Why do developers choose Bootstrap?
Why do you like Bootstrap?

Why do developers choose Bootswatch?
Why do you like Bootswatch?

Why do developers choose Topcoat?
Why do you like Topcoat?

What are the cons of using Bootstrap?
Downsides of Bootstrap?

What are the cons of using Bootswatch?
No Cons submitted yet for Bootswatch
Downsides of Bootswatch?

What are the cons of using Topcoat?
No Cons submitted yet for Topcoat
Downsides of Topcoat?

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What companies use Bootstrap?
8413 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Bootswatch?
2 companies on StackShare use Bootswatch
What companies use Topcoat?
0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat
What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
What tools integrate with Bootswatch?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootswatch
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Bootswatch, and Topcoat?

  • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
  • Foundation - The most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world
  • Semantic UI - A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language
  • Material-UI - React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design.

See all alternatives to Bootstrap

Bootstrap 3.4.1 and 4.3.1
Bootstrap 4.3.0
Bootstrap 4.2.1


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