Bootstrap vs. Material Design Lite

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

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

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?

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What companies use Bootstrap?
8419 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Material Design Lite?
14 companies on StackShare use Material Design Lite
What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
18 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Bootstrap and Material Design Lite?

  • Semantic UI - A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language
  • jQuery - The Write Less, Do More, JavaScript Library.
  • Material Design - Google Material Design
  • Material - A Graphics Framework for Material Design in Swift

See all alternatives to Bootstrap

Bootstrap 3.4.1 and 4.3.1
Bootstrap 4.3.0
Bootstrap 4.2.1


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