Bootstrap vs. Foundation vs. Material Design for Bootstrap

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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 Foundation?

Foundation is the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world. You can quickly prototype and build sites or apps that work on any kind of device with Foundation, which includes layout constructs (like a fully responsive grid), elements and best practices.

What is Material Design for Bootstrap?

This Bootstrap theme is an easy way to use the new Material Design guidelines by Google in your Bootstrap 3 based application. Just include the theme right after the Bootstrap CSS and include the javascript at the end of your document, everything will be converted to Material Design (paper) style.
Why do developers choose Bootstrap?
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Why do developers choose Foundation?
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Why do developers choose Material Design for Bootstrap?
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What are the cons of using Bootstrap?
Downsides of Bootstrap?

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

What are the cons of using Material Design for Bootstrap?
No Cons submitted yet for Material Design for Bootstrap
Downsides of Material Design for Bootstrap?

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How much does Bootstrap cost?
How much does Foundation cost?
How much does Material Design for Bootstrap cost?
What companies use Bootstrap?
8414 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Foundation?
753 companies on StackShare use Foundation
What companies use Material Design for Bootstrap?
7 companies on StackShare use Material Design for Bootstrap
What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
What tools integrate with Foundation?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Foundation
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Foundation, and Material Design for Bootstrap?

  • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
  • 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.
  • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design

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