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Foundation vs Water.css: What are the differences?

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; Water.css: A just-add-css collection of styles to make simple websites just a little nicer. A css framework that doesn't require any classes. You just include it in your

and forget about it, while it silently makes everything nicer.

Foundation and Water.css can be categorized as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.

Some of the features offered by Foundation are:

  • Semantic: Everything is semantic. You can have the cleanest markup without sacrificing the utility and speed of Foundation.
  • Mobile First: You can build for small devices first. Then, as devices get larger and larger, layer in more complexity for a complete responsive design.
  • Customizable: You can customize your build to include or remove certain elements, as well as define the size of columns, colors, font size and more.

On the other hand, Water.css provides the following key features:

  • Responsive
  • Modern browser support
  • Small size (< 2kb)

Foundation and Water.css are both open source tools. Foundation with 28.2K GitHub stars and 5.77K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Water.css with 4.09K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks.

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Pros of Foundation
Pros of Water.css
  • 158
    Responsive grid
  • 92
    Mobile first
  • 79
    Open source
  • 75
    Semantic
  • 72
    Customizable
  • 51
    Quick to prototype
  • 50
    Simple ui
  • 45
    Fast
  • 44
    Best practices
  • 39
    Easy setup
  • 6
    Neutral style
  • 6
    HTML, SCSS and JS
  • 5
    Professional
  • 5
    Accessibility support
  • 3
    Xy grid
  • 2
    Every new version is smaller, smarter & more efficient
  • 2
    Sass
  • 1
    Robust
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      Awful site
    • 4
      Requires jQuery
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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 Water.css?

      A css framework that doesn't require any classes. You just include it in your <head> and forget about it, while it silently makes everything nicer.

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