Material UI vs. Polymer vs. Foundation for Apps



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Description

What is Material UI?

Material-UI is a CSS framework and a set of React components that implement Google's Material Design specification.

What is Polymer?

Polymer is a new type of library for the web, designed to leverage the existing browser infrastructure to provide the encapsulation and extendability currently only available in JS libraries. Polymer is based on a set of future technologies, including Shadow DOM, Custom Elements and Model Driven Views. Currently these technologies are implemented as polyfills or shims, but as browsers adopt these features natively, the platform code that drives Polymer evacipates, leaving only the value-adds.

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’ve taken what we’ve learned from building the original Foundation framework to build an entirely new framework just for web apps.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Material UI?
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Why do developers choose Polymer?
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Why do developers choose Foundation for Apps?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Material UI?
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What are the cons of using Polymer?
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What are the cons of using Foundation for Apps?
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Companies

What companies use Material UI?
70 companies on StackShare use Material UI
What companies use Polymer?
51 companies on StackShare use Polymer
What companies use Foundation for Apps?
8 companies on StackShare use Foundation for Apps

What are some alternatives to Material UI, Polymer, and Foundation for Apps?

  • Bootstrap - Simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and JS for popular UI components and interactions
  • 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

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