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Elm vs Semantic UI: What are the differences?

Developers describe Elm as "A type inferred, functional reactive language that compiles to HTML, CSS, and JavaScript". Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code. On the other hand, Semantic UI is detailed as "A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language". Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.

Elm can be classified as a tool in the "Languages" category, while Semantic UI is grouped under "Front-End Frameworks".

"Code stays clean" is the primary reason why developers consider Elm over the competitors, whereas "Easy to use and looks elegant" was stated as the key factor in picking Semantic UI.

Elm and Semantic UI are both open source tools. Semantic UI with 45.9K GitHub stars and 4.84K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Elm with 5.3K GitHub stars and 424 GitHub forks.

Snapchat, Reviewable, and White Rabbit Express are some of the popular companies that use Semantic UI, whereas Elm is used by NoRedInk, Brilliant, and RolePoint. Semantic UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 77 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to Elm, which is listed in 27 company stacks and 35 developer stacks.

What is Elm?

Writing HTML apps is super easy with elm-lang/html. Not only does it render extremely fast, it also quietly guides you towards well-architected code.

What is Semantic UI?

Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.
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      What are some alternatives to Elm and Semantic UI?
      React
      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.
      TypeScript
      TypeScript is a language for application-scale JavaScript development. It's a typed superset of JavaScript that compiles to plain JavaScript.
      PHP
      Fast, flexible and pragmatic, PHP powers everything from your blog to the most popular websites in the world.
      JavaScript
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      Python
      Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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      Decisions about Elm and Semantic UI
      Koa
      Koa
      React Router
      React Router
      Foundation
      Foundation
      Semantic UI
      Semantic UI
      Bootstrap
      Bootstrap
      PostCSS
      PostCSS
      Less
      Less
      Sass
      Sass
      styled-components
      styled-components
      React Helmet
      React Helmet
      Webpack
      Webpack
      TypeScript
      TypeScript
      JavaScript
      JavaScript
      Apollo
      Apollo
      GraphQL
      GraphQL
      React
      React
      #JSX
      #React.
      #Css
      #StyledComponents.
      #Async
      #HTML
      #GraphQL
      #Apollo

      ReactQL is a React + GraphQL front-end starter kit. #JSX is a natural way to think about building UI, and it renders to pure #HTML in the browser and on the server, making it trivial to build server-rendered Single Page Apps. GraphQL via Apollo was chosen for the data layer; #GraphQL makes it simple to request just the data your app needs, and #Apollo takes care of communicating with your API (written in any language; doesn't have to be JavaScript!), caching, and rendering to #React.

      ReactQL is written in TypeScript to provide full types/Intellisense, and pick up hard-to-diagnose goofs that might later show up at runtime. React makes heavy use of Webpack 4 to handle transforming your code to an optimised client-side bundle, and in throws back just enough code needed for the initial render, while seamlessly handling import statements asynchronously as needed, making the payload your user downloads ultimately much smaller than trying to do it by hand.

      React Helmet was chosen to handle <head> content, because it works universally, making it easy to throw back the correct <title> and other tags on the initial render, as well as inject new tags for subsequent client-side views.

      styled-components, Sass, Less and PostCSS were added to give developers a choice of whether to build styles purely in React / JavaScript, or whether to defer to a #css #preprocessor. This is especially useful for interop with UI frameworks like Bootstrap, Semantic UI, Foundation, etc - ReactQL lets you mix and match #css and renders to both a static .css file during bundling as well as generates per-page <style> tags when using #StyledComponents.

      React Router handles routing, because it works both on the server and in the client. ReactQL customises it further by capturing non-200 responses on the server, redirecting or throwing back custom 404 pages as needed.

      Koa is the web server that handles all incoming HTTP requests, because it's fast (TTFB < 5ms, even after fully rendering React), and its natively #async, making it easy to async/await inside routes and middleware.

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      How developers use Elm and Semantic UI
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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.

      Avatar of Ralic Lo
      Ralic Lo uses Semantic UISemantic UI

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

      Avatar of Giftstarter
      Giftstarter uses Semantic UISemantic UI

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

      Avatar of Eliana Abraham
      Eliana Abraham uses Semantic UISemantic UI

      It's pretty. Used it once for MDST.

      Avatar of Wellzesta
      Wellzesta uses Semantic UISemantic UI

      Grid, widgets, theming.

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      Tinkhaven uses ElmElm

      Frontend application

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