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Foundation for Apps vs Material-UI: What are the differences?

What is Foundation for Apps? Angular-powered framework for building powerful responsive web apps, from your friends at ZURB. Foundation for Apps is a framework you can use to build better, more polished single-page web applications that work across many devices. We鈥檝e taken what we鈥檝e learned from building the original Foundation framework to build an entirely new framework just for web apps.

What is Material-UI? React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design. React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design.

Foundation for Apps and Material-UI can be categorized as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.

Foundation for Apps and Material-UI are both open source tools. It seems that Material-UI with 48.6K GitHub stars and 11K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Foundation for Apps with 1.65K GitHub stars and 236 GitHub forks.

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What is Foundation for Apps?

Foundation for Apps is a framework you can use to build better, more polished single-page web applications that work across many devices. We鈥檝e taken what we鈥檝e learned from building the original Foundation framework to build an entirely new framework just for web apps.

What is Material-UI?

It is a comprehensive guide for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices.
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        What are some alternatives to Foundation for Apps and Material-UI?
        Foundation
        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.
        Bootstrap
        Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
        Animate.css
        It is a bunch of cool, fun, and cross-browser animations for you to use in your projects. Great for emphasis, home pages, sliders, and general just-add-water-awesomeness.
        Material Design for Angular
        Material Design is a specification for a unified system of visual, motion, and interaction design that adapts across different devices. Our goal is to deliver a lean, lightweight set of AngularJS-native UI elements that implement the material design system for use in Angular SPAs.
        UIkIt
        UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.
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        Decisions about Foundation for Apps and Material-UI
        Adebayo Akinlaja
        Adebayo Akinlaja
        Engineering Manager at Andela | 6 upvotes 1.9K views
        Bit
        Bit
        Create React App
        Create React App
        Material Kit
        Material Kit
        TypeScript
        TypeScript
        Evergreen
        Evergreen
        Material-UI
        Material-UI
        React
        React

        I picked up an idea to develop and it was no brainer I had to go with React for the frontend. I was faced with challenges when it came to what component framework to use. I had worked extensively with Material-UI but I needed something different that would offer me wider range of well customized components (I became pretty slow at styling). I brought in Evergreen after several sampling and reads online but again, after several prototype development against Evergreen鈥攕ince I was using TypeScript and I had to import custom Type, it felt exhaustive. After I validated Evergreen with the designs of the idea I was developing, I also noticed I might have to do a lot of styling. I later stumbled on Material Kit, the one specifically made for React . It was promising with beautifully crafted components, most of which fits into the designs pages I had on ground.

        A major problem of Material Kit for me is it isn't written in TypeScript and there isn't any plans to support its TypeScript version. I rolled up my sleeve and started converting their components to TypeScript and if you'll ask me, I am still on it.

        In summary, I used the Create React App with TypeScript support and I am spending some time converting Material Kit to TypeScript before I start developing against it. All of these components are going to be hosted on Bit.

        If you feel I am crazy or I have gotten something wrong, I'll be willing to listen to your opinion. Also, if you want to have a share of whatever TypeScript version of Material Kit I end up coming up with, let me know.

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        How developers use Foundation for Apps and Material-UI
        Avatar of Cloudcraft
        Cloudcraft uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

        Material UI provides Cloudcraft.co with a clean, professional looking and very easy to use set of UI components build with React. The few issues we've reported to the developers have been quickly fixed each time. I highly recommend using Material UI for both consumer and enterprise web apps. The styling system in particular is very nice to work with, and allows you to easily add your own brand's look and feel throughout the UI.

        Avatar of Kurzor, s.r.o.
        Kurzor, s.r.o. uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

        We like the pure simplicity of Google's Material UI. It is simply too much overhead today to design custom UI styles.

        Avatar of DerEnderKeks
        DerEnderKeks uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

        Martial UI is used by Admin-on-REST, the frontend used by Gofus.

        Avatar of Ambar
        Ambar uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

        Ambar UI is based on Material UI components

        Avatar of Sunny Singh
        Sunny Singh uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

        Provides Material-based components.

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