Foundation vs. Toolkit vs. Topcoat

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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 Toolkit?

Toolkit makes use of the latest and greatest technology. This includes HTML5 for semantics, CSS3 for animations and styles, Sass for CSS pre-processing, Gulp for task and package management, and powerful new browser APIs for the JavaScript layer.

What is Topcoat?

TopCoat is made up of base controls, platform specific styles, themes and a build script to stitch them all together.
Why do developers choose Foundation?
Why do you like Foundation?

Why do developers choose Toolkit?
Why do you like Toolkit?

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

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

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

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

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What companies use Foundation?
753 companies on StackShare use Foundation
What companies use Toolkit?
3 companies on StackShare use Toolkit
What companies use Topcoat?
0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat
What tools integrate with Foundation?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Foundation
What tools integrate with Toolkit?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Toolkit
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to Foundation, Toolkit, 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
  • 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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