Bootstrap vs Framework7: What are the differences?
Bootstrap belongs to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack, while Framework7 can be primarily classified under "Cross-Platform Mobile Development".
Some of the features offered by Bootstrap are:
- Preprocessors: Bootstrap ships with vanilla CSS, but its source code utilizes the two most popular CSS preprocessors, Less and Sass. Quickly get started with precompiled CSS or build on the source.
- One framework, every device: Bootstrap easily and efficiently scales your websites and applications with a single code base, from phones to tablets to desktops with CSS media queries.
- Full of features: With Bootstrap, you get extensive and beautiful documentation for common HTML elements, dozens of custom HTML and CSS components, and awesome jQuery plugins.
On the other hand, Framework7 provides the following key features:
- iOS Specific
- UI Components
- Swipe Actions
"Responsiveness" is the top reason why over 1544 developers like Bootstrap, while over 11 developers mention "Well designed" as the leading cause for choosing Framework7.
Bootstrap and Framework7 are both open source tools. Bootstrap with 134K GitHub stars and 65.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Framework7 with 14.4K GitHub stars and 3.03K GitHub forks.
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