Bootstrap vs Semantic UI vs Topcoat


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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 Semantic UI?

Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.

What is Topcoat?

TopCoat is made up of base controls, platform specific styles, themes and a build script to stitch them all together.

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        What are some alternatives to Bootstrap, Semantic UI, and Topcoat?
        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.
        Material Design
        Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences.
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            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, Semantic UI, and Topcoat
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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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            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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            osu! Ripple uses Semantic UISemantic UI

            We use Semantic UI for our frotend. A heavily customised version of it, but still Semantic UI under the hood.

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            Ralic Lo uses Semantic UISemantic UI

            Used Semantic UI + Angular2 together with Spring or Node/Express for full stack web application development.

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            Giftstarter uses Semantic UISemantic UI

            We haven't yet, but we would like to integrate into our Web App.

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            Eliana Abraham uses Semantic UISemantic UI

            It's pretty. Used it once for MDST.

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            Wellzesta uses Semantic UISemantic UI

            Grid, widgets, theming.

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