Bootstrap vs. Materialize



Bootstrap vs Materialize: What are the differences?

Both Bootstrap and Materialize are Frontend Frameworks; Bootstrap is an HTML, CSS, and JavaScript framework, while Materialize is a CSS framework based on Google's Material Design. The main difference is that Bootstrap gives you more freedom and control over UX elements; Materialize is more opinionated about how UX elements should behave and look, which is to be expected, since the purpose of Materialize is to help you conform your code to Material Design.

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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 Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.

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Pros

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

Why do developers choose Materialize?
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Cons

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

What are the cons of using Materialize?
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Why do developers choose Bootstrap vs Materialize?

  • Bootstrap is known for being responsive, consistent, and flexible. It’s widely used and well documented, and fans appreciate its responsiveness.
  • Materialize is appreciated by fans of Google’s Material Design; it’s known for being responsive, easy to use, and well documented.

Companies

What companies use Bootstrap?
8362 companies on StackShare use Bootstrap
What companies use Materialize?
58 companies on StackShare use Materialize

Integrations

What tools integrate with Bootstrap?
17 tools on StackShare integrate with Bootstrap
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What are some alternatives to Bootstrap and Materialize?

  • 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
  • Material UI - A CSS Framework and a Set of React Components that Implement Google's Material Design

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