Material UI vs. Material Design for Bootstrap vs. Material Design Lite



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Description

What is Material UI?

Material-UI is a CSS framework and a set of React components that implement Google's Material Design specification.

What is Material Design for Bootstrap?

This Bootstrap theme is an easy way to use the new Material Design guidelines by Google in your Bootstrap 3 based application. Just include the theme right after the Bootstrap CSS and include the javascript at the end of your document, everything will be converted to Material Design (paper) style.

What is Material Design Lite?

Material Design Lite (MDL) lets you add a Material Design look and feel to your static content websites. It doesn't rely on any JavaScript frameworks or libraries. Optimized for cross-device use, gracefully degrades in older browsers, and offers an experience that is accessible from the get-go.

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Pros

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Why do developers choose Material Design for Bootstrap?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Material UI?
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What are the cons of using Material Design for Bootstrap?
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What are the cons of using Material Design Lite?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use Material UI?
70 companies on StackShare use Material UI
What companies use Material Design for Bootstrap?
6 companies on StackShare use Material Design for Bootstrap
What companies use Material Design Lite?
14 companies on StackShare use Material Design Lite

What are some alternatives to Material UI, Material Design for Bootstrap, and Material Design Lite?

  • Bootstrap - Simple and flexible HTML, CSS, and JS for popular UI components and interactions
  • Material Design for Angular - Material Design for AngularJS Apps
  • Foundation - The most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world
  • Semantic UI - A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language

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