Foundation vs. Polymer vs. Material Design Lite

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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 Lite?

Material Design Lite (MDL) lets you add a Material Design look and feel to your static content websites. It doesn't rely on any JavaScript frameworks or libraries. Optimized for cross-device use, gracefully degrades in older browsers, and offers an experience that is accessible from the get-go.

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661 Companies Using Foundation
39 Companies Using Polymer
9 Companies Using Material Design Lite

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What are some alternatives to Foundation, Polymer, and Material Design Lite?

  • 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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