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Ionicons vs Material-UI: What are the differences?

What is Ionicons? Beautifully crafted open source icons. Premium designed icons for use in web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Support for SVG and web font. Completely open source and MIT licensed.

What is Material-UI? React components for faster and easier web development. It is a comprehensive guide for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices.

Ionicons and Material-UI can be categorized as "UI Components" tools.

Some of the features offered by Ionicons are:

  • Open-source icon set with 700+ icons
  • Crafted for web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps
  • Have both Material Design and iOS versions

On the other hand, Material-UI provides the following key features:

  • Tables
  • Forms
  • Snackbars

Ionicons and Material-UI are both open source tools. It seems that Material-UI with 50.5K GitHub stars and 12K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Ionicons with 13.9K GitHub stars and 1.6K GitHub forks.

What is Ionicons?

Premium designed icons for use in web, iOS, Android, and desktop apps. Support for SVG and web font. Completely open source and MIT licensed.

What is Material-UI?

It is a comprehensive guide for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices.
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      What are some alternatives to Ionicons and Material-UI?
      React
      Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
      Font Awesome
      You can get vector icons and social logos on your website with it. It is a font that's made up of symbols, icons, or pictograms that you can use in a webpage, just like a font.
      Ant Design
      An enterprise-class UI design language and React-based implementation. Graceful UI components out of the box, base on React Component. A npm + webpack + babel + dora + dva development framework.
      DevExtreme
      From Angular and React, to ASP.NET Core or Vue, it includes a comprehensive collection of high-performance and responsive UI widgets for use in traditional web and next-gen mobile applications. The suite ships with a feature-complete data grid, interactive charts widgets, data editors, and much more.
      ElementUI
      It is not focused on Mobile development, mainly because it lacks responsiveness on mobile WebViews.
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      Decisions about Ionicons and Material-UI
      Adebayo Akinlaja
      Adebayo Akinlaja
      Engineering Manager at Andela | 13 upvotes 160.3K views
      React
      React
      Material-UI
      Material-UI
      Evergreen
      Evergreen
      TypeScript
      TypeScript
      Material Kit
      Material Kit
      Create React App
      Create React App
      Bit
      Bit

      I picked up an idea to develop and it was no brainer I had to go with React for the frontend. I was faced with challenges when it came to what component framework to use. I had worked extensively with Material-UI but I needed something different that would offer me wider range of well customized components (I became pretty slow at styling). I brought in Evergreen after several sampling and reads online but again, after several prototype development against Evergreen鈥攕ince I was using TypeScript and I had to import custom Type, it felt exhaustive. After I validated Evergreen with the designs of the idea I was developing, I also noticed I might have to do a lot of styling. I later stumbled on Material Kit, the one specifically made for React . It was promising with beautifully crafted components, most of which fits into the designs pages I had on ground.

      A major problem of Material Kit for me is it isn't written in TypeScript and there isn't any plans to support its TypeScript version. I rolled up my sleeve and started converting their components to TypeScript and if you'll ask me, I am still on it.

      In summary, I used the Create React App with TypeScript support and I am spending some time converting Material Kit to TypeScript before I start developing against it. All of these components are going to be hosted on Bit.

      If you feel I am crazy or I have gotten something wrong, I'll be willing to listen to your opinion. Also, if you want to have a share of whatever TypeScript version of Material Kit I end up coming up with, let me know.

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      How developers use Ionicons and Material-UI
      Avatar of Cloudcraft
      Cloudcraft uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

      Material UI provides Cloudcraft.co with a clean, professional looking and very easy to use set of UI components build with React. The few issues we've reported to the developers have been quickly fixed each time. I highly recommend using Material UI for both consumer and enterprise web apps. The styling system in particular is very nice to work with, and allows you to easily add your own brand's look and feel throughout the UI.

      Avatar of Kurzor, s.r.o.
      Kurzor, s.r.o. uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

      We like the pure simplicity of Google's Material UI. It is simply too much overhead today to design custom UI styles.

      Avatar of DerEnderKeks
      DerEnderKeks uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

      Martial UI is used by Admin-on-REST, the frontend used by Gofus.

      Avatar of Ambar
      Ambar uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

      Ambar UI is based on Material UI components

      Avatar of Sunny Singh
      Sunny Singh uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

      Provides Material-based components.

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