Bootstrap vs. Foundation vs. Material Design Lite

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Description

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 Lite?

Material Design Lite (MDL) lets you add a Material Design look and feel to your static content websites. It doesn't rely on any JavaScript frameworks or libraries. Optimized for cross-device use, gracefully degrades in older browsers, and offers an experience that is accessible from the get-go.

Pros

Why do developers choose Bootstrap?
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    Why do developers choose Foundation?
  • Why do you like Foundation?

    Why do developers choose Material Design Lite?
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    Cons

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

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

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

    Companies

    What companies use Bootstrap?
    6995 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
    What companies use Foundation?
    659 companies on StackShare use Foundation
    What companies use Material Design Lite?
    9 companies on StackShare use Material Design Lite

    Integrations

    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 Lite?

    • 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
    • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design
    • Material UI - A CSS Framework and a Set of React Components that Implement Google's Material Design

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