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Description

What is 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.

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 Material Design for Bootstrap?

This Bootstrap theme is an easy way to use the new Material Design guidelines by Google in your Bootstrap 3 based application. Just include the theme right after the Bootstrap CSS and include the javascript at the end of your document, everything will be converted to Material Design (paper) style.

Pros

Why do developers choose Foundation?
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    Why do developers choose Polymer?
    Why do you like Polymer?

    Why do developers choose Material Design for Bootstrap?
    Why do you like Material Design for Bootstrap?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Foundation?
    No Cons submitted yet for Foundation
    Downsides of Foundation?

    What are the cons of using Polymer?
    No Cons submitted yet for Polymer
    Downsides of Polymer?

    What are the cons of using Material Design for Bootstrap?
    No Cons submitted yet for Material Design for Bootstrap
    Downsides of Material Design for Bootstrap?

    Pricing

    How much does Foundation cost?
    How much does Polymer cost?
    How much does Material Design for Bootstrap cost?

    Companies

    What companies use Foundation?
    658 companies on StackShare use Foundation
    What companies use Polymer?
    39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
    What companies use Material Design for Bootstrap?
    4 companies on StackShare use Material Design for Bootstrap

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Foundation?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Foundation
    No integrations listed yet
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    What are some alternatives to Foundation, Polymer, and Material Design for Bootstrap?

    • Bootstrap - Simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and JS for popular UI components and interactions
    • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
    • Semantic UI - A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language
    • Materialize - A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design

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