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Framework7 vs Materialize: What are the differences?

Framework7: Full Featured HTML Framework For Building iOS Apps. Framework7 - is a free and open source mobile HTML framework to develop hybrid mobile apps or web apps with iOS native look and feel. All you need to make it work is a simple HTML layout and attached framework's CSS and JS files! Framework7 doesn't force you to write some custom tags that will be converted by JavaScript to something else; Materialize: A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design. A CSS Framework based on material design.

Framework7 can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" category, while Materialize is grouped under "Front-End Frameworks".

Some of the features offered by Framework7 are:

  • iOS Specific
  • UI Components
  • Swipe Actions

On the other hand, Materialize provides the following key features:

  • Speeds up development
  • User Experience Focused
  • Easy to work with

"Well designed" is the top reason why over 11 developers like Framework7, while over 95 developers mention "Google material design" as the leading cause for choosing Materialize.

Framework7 and Materialize are both open source tools. It seems that Materialize with 36.1K GitHub stars and 4.81K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Framework7 with 14.5K GitHub stars and 3.04K GitHub forks.

What is Framework7?

Framework7 - is a free and open source mobile HTML framework to develop hybrid mobile apps or web apps with iOS native look and feel. All you need to make it work is a simple HTML layout and attached framework's CSS and JS files! Framework7 doesn't force you to write some custom tags that will be converted by JavaScript to something else.

What is Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.
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        What are some alternatives to Framework7 and Materialize?
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        jQuery Mobile
        jQuery Mobile is a HTML5-based user interface system designed to make responsive web sites and apps that are accessible on all smartphone, tablet and desktop devices.
        Bootstrap
        Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
        AngularJS
        AngularJS lets you write client-side web applications as if you had a smarter browser. It lets you use good old HTML (or HAML, Jade and friends!) as your template language and lets you extend HTML’s syntax to express your application’s components clearly and succinctly. It automatically synchronizes data from your UI (view) with your JavaScript objects (model) through 2-way data binding.
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        Reviews of Framework7 and Materialize
        Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

        I've been using materialize and I'm really happy with it, in some months I'm sure it will become one of the best front-end frameworks around the internet, because it's easy and fast to use and to get started with it.

        It also got a nice community of developers that help developing it and finding bugs, as well a translation team, looking to get materialize into the major countries.

        My final review is that is one of the best front-end frameworks I've ever found and get used really fast and it's one of the most comfortable frameworks to use as well.

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        Owner at Lumeneo
        Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

        As I've been applying Materialize, I've discovered some limitations.

        For example, the tabs require ids for the content divs. This makes is difficult to create content dynamically.

        The documentation is not accurate.

        To use materializecss, you will need to review the source code often.

        Avatar of grigb
        Owner at Lumeneo
        Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

        As I've been applying Materialize, I've discovered some limitations.

        The Glitter page: https://gitter.im/Dogfalo/materialize provided excellent support though. Kudos!

        Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

        It is very easy to use. Very good community and documentation :P. Keep up the good work.

        How developers use Framework7 and Materialize
        Avatar of Jonathan Pugh
        Jonathan Pugh uses Framework7Framework7

        Powerful, flexible, many beautiful widgets and a low learning curve.

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        Kim Do Hyeon uses MaterializeMaterialize

        부트스트랩은 너무 흔해서 적당히 흔하고 좋은거 찾다가 발견

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