Bootstrap vs Material Design for Angular vs Polymer


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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 Material Design for Angular?

Material Design is a specification for a unified system of visual, motion, and interaction design that adapts across different devices. Our goal is to deliver a lean, lightweight set of AngularJS-native UI elements that implement the material design system for use in Angular SPAs.

What is Polymer?

Polymer is a new type of library for the web, designed to leverage the existing browser infrastructure to provide the encapsulation and extendability currently only available in JS libraries. Polymer is based on a set of future technologies, including Shadow DOM, Custom Elements and Model Driven Views. Currently these technologies are implemented as polyfills or shims, but as browsers adopt these features natively, the platform code that drives Polymer evacipates, leaving only the value-adds.

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        What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Material Design for Angular, and Polymer?
        Semantic UI
        Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.
        jQuery is a cross-platform JavaScript library designed to simplify the client-side scripting of HTML.
        Express your creativity with Material, an animation and graphics framework for Google's Material Design and Apple's Flat UI in Swift.
        Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
        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.
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        Review ofBootstrapBootstrap

        We have been using it for the past 3 years and have no complaints

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        Good service with a good price, worth the money.

        How developers use Bootstrap, Material Design for Angular, and Polymer
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        StackShare uses BootstrapBootstrap

        Leanstack was on Bootstrap 2. Chose this because it is wildly popular, so it’s active, has been used a lot in production, and has a ton of features. Anything you need to do from a UI perspective, there’s likely a plugin for it already part of the library. Haven’t tried the others, but we're happy with BS.

        For StackShare, we upgraded to Bootstrap 3. I don’t like that they changed the name of columns, essentially breaking the grid layout for Bootstrap 2 and below, so that was a real pain to update. I hope they don’t do that again. Once we have more bandwidth, we’re totally going to decouple our markup from Bootstrap.

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        shridhardalavi uses BootstrapBootstrap

        Bootstrap is a framework to help you design websites faster and easier. It includes HTML and CSS based design templates for typography, forms, buttons, tables, navigation, modals, image carousels, etc. It also gives you support for JavaScript plugins. Bootstrap's responsive CSS adjusts to phones, tablets, and desktops Bootstrap is compatible with all modern browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, Safari, and Opera)

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        CloudRepo uses BootstrapBootstrap

        We started with a bootstrap based template and then completely rewrote it due to poor design of the template. Using boostrap properly was a great experience - once you learn it and use it properly, it's simple to use and very good at being responsive and adapting to the various screen view.

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        Ana Phi Sancho uses PolymerPolymer

        In process of Learning Technics- Studing to know more. I was introduced in a Google event.

        Polymer is another Google offering that focuses on Web Components, an up-and-coming collection of technologies that provide web developers with the ability to create customer HTML elements.

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        Perljobs.Ru uses BootstrapBootstrap

        I simply bought a "job board" template for the website, which is written using Bootstrap 2. I'm hoping to upgrade the site to Boostrap 3 when I'll have a time.

        Я просто купил шаблон для доски вакансий, написанный на Boostrap 2. Когда будет время перепишу все на Bootstrap 3.

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        Ujjwal Bhujel uses BootstrapBootstrap

        With the advancement in CSS, Bootstrap is creating new milestones when it comes to minimising our CSS codes. So elegant and beautiful yet easy and convenient to use once you go through all the classes and its elements. In addition, its JS function is impressive too.

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        Badge List uses PolymerPolymer

        Polymer is super future-focused and really great to build in. The biggest plus for us is how its component-focused approach keeps things modular and maintainable. It also makes it really easy to implement material design.

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        Promethean TV uses Material Design for AngularMaterial Design for Angular

        The Angular Material Design framework is used by the Promethean TV Broadcast Center Tool and provides a common set of UI/UX elements on top of Angular.

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        Youpooly Corp. uses Material Design for AngularMaterial Design for Angular

        Used the concept idea of Material Design from Google for our basic UI. This one is a great implementation source for our Angular Framework.

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        Vizzbuzz uses Material Design for AngularMaterial Design for Angular

        The main application uses this, it's great and solid base for app development in AngularJS.

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        Arvind Iyer uses PolymerPolymer

        Built a material design simple todo app with a firebase backend

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        Ralic Lo uses PolymerPolymer

        Support build of application and import web component.

        Avatar of Casey Smith
        Casey Smith uses PolymerPolymer

        Componentize the front-end web client.

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