Foundation vs Spring: What are the differences?
What is Foundation? The most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world. 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 Spring? Provides a comprehensive programming and configuration model for modern Java-based enterprise applications. A key element of Spring is infrastructural support at the application level: Spring focuses on the "plumbing" of enterprise applications so that teams can focus on application-level business logic, without unnecessary ties to specific deployment environments.
Foundation and Spring are primarily classified as "Front-End Frameworks" and "Frameworks (Full Stack)" tools respectively.
"Responsive grid", "Mobile first" and "Open source" are the key factors why developers consider Foundation; whereas "Java", "Open source" and "Great community" are the primary reasons why Spring is favored.
Foundation and Spring are both open source tools. Spring with 30.6K GitHub stars and 19.6K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Foundation with 28.2K GitHub stars and 5.77K GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Foundation has a broader approval, being mentioned in 653 company stacks & 77 developers stacks; compared to Spring, which is listed in 319 company stacks and 184 developer stacks.
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