Materialize vs. Foundation for Apps vs. Topcoat

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What is Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.

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.

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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Why do developers choose Materialize?
Why do you like Materialize?

Why do developers choose Foundation for Apps?
Why do you like Foundation for Apps?

Why do developers choose Topcoat?
Why do you like Topcoat?

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

What are the cons of using Foundation for Apps?
No Cons submitted yet for Foundation for Apps
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What are the cons of using Topcoat?
No Cons submitted yet for Topcoat
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What companies use Materialize?
57 companies on StackShare use Materialize
What companies use Foundation for Apps?
8 companies on StackShare use Foundation for Apps
What companies use Topcoat?
0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat

What are some alternatives to Materialize, Foundation for Apps, and Topcoat?

  • 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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