Bootstrap vs. Material Design Lite vs. Material Design for Bootstrap



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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 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.

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.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Material Design Lite?
Why do you like Material Design Lite?

Why do developers choose Material Design for Bootstrap?
Why do you like Material Design for Bootstrap?

Cons

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

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

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?

Pricing

How much does Bootstrap cost?
How much does Material Design Lite cost?
How much does Material Design for Bootstrap cost?

Companies

What companies use Bootstrap?
8369 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Material Design Lite?
14 companies on StackShare use Material Design Lite
What companies use Material Design for Bootstrap?
6 companies on StackShare use Material Design for Bootstrap

Integrations

What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
No integrations listed yet
No integrations listed yet

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

  • 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
  • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design

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