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

What is Polymer? A new library built on top of Web Components, designed to leverage the evolving web platform on modern browsers. 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.

Foundation for Apps and Polymer belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.

Foundation for Apps and Polymer are both open source tools. It seems that Polymer with 21.1K GitHub stars and 2K 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’ve taken what we’ve learned from building the original Foundation framework to build an entirely new framework just for web apps.

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.
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            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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            Ana Phi Sancho uses PolymerPolymer

            In process of Learning Technics- Studing to know more. I was introduced in a Google event.

            Polymer is another Google offering that focuses on Web Components, an up-and-coming collection of technologies that provide web developers with the ability to create customer HTML elements.

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            Badge List uses PolymerPolymer

            Polymer is super future-focused and really great to build in. The biggest plus for us is how its component-focused approach keeps things modular and maintainable. It also makes it really easy to implement material design.

            Avatar of Arvind Iyer
            Arvind Iyer uses PolymerPolymer

            Built a material design simple todo app with a firebase backend

            Avatar of Ralic Lo
            Ralic Lo uses PolymerPolymer

            Support build of application and import web component.

            Avatar of Casey Smith
            Casey Smith uses PolymerPolymer

            Componentize the front-end web client.

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