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Material Design for Bootstrap vs Polymer: What are the differences?

Material Design for Bootstrap: 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; Polymer: A new library built on top of Web Components, designed to leverage the evolving web platform on modern browsers. Polymer is a new type of library for the web, designed to leverage the existing browser infrastructure to provide the encapsulation and extendability currently only available in JS libraries. Polymer is based on a set of future technologies, including Shadow DOM, Custom Elements and Model Driven Views. Currently these technologies are implemented as polyfills or shims, but as browsers adopt these features natively, the platform code that drives Polymer evacipates, leaving only the value-adds.

Material Design for Bootstrap and Polymer can be categorized as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.

"Bootstrap" is the top reason why over 14 developers like Material Design for Bootstrap, while over 49 developers mention "Web components" as the leading cause for choosing Polymer.

Material Design for Bootstrap and Polymer are both open source tools. Polymer with 21.1K GitHub stars and 2K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Material Design for Bootstrap with 19.9K GitHub stars and 3.31K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Polymer has a broader approval, being mentioned in 42 company stacks & 32 developers stacks; compared to Material Design for Bootstrap, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.

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 Polymer?

Polymer is a new type of library for the web, designed to leverage the existing browser infrastructure to provide the encapsulation and extendability currently only available in JS libraries. Polymer is based on a set of future technologies, including Shadow DOM, Custom Elements and Model Driven Views. Currently these technologies are implemented as polyfills or shims, but as browsers adopt these features natively, the platform code that drives Polymer evacipates, leaving only the value-adds.
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          What are some alternatives to Material Design for Bootstrap and Polymer?
          Bootstrap
          Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
          Animate.css
          It is a bunch of cool, fun, and cross-browser animations for you to use in your projects. Great for emphasis, home pages, sliders, and general just-add-water-awesomeness.
          Material Design for Angular
          Material Design is a specification for a unified system of visual, motion, and interaction design that adapts across different devices. Our goal is to deliver a lean, lightweight set of AngularJS-native UI elements that implement the material design system for use in Angular SPAs.
          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.
          UIkIt
          UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.
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          Ana Phi Sancho uses PolymerPolymer

          In process of Learning Technics- Studing to know more. I was introduced in a Google event.

          Polymer is another Google offering that focuses on Web Components, an up-and-coming collection of technologies that provide web developers with the ability to create customer HTML elements.

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          Badge List uses PolymerPolymer

          Polymer is super future-focused and really great to build in. The biggest plus for us is how its component-focused approach keeps things modular and maintainable. It also makes it really easy to implement material design.

          Avatar of Arvind Iyer
          Arvind Iyer uses PolymerPolymer

          Built a material design simple todo app with a firebase backend

          Avatar of Ralic Lo
          Ralic Lo uses PolymerPolymer

          Support build of application and import web component.

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          Itbid uses Material Design for BootstrapMaterial Design for Bootstrap

          UX intuitiva pensada para usuarios de Android

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          Casey Smith uses PolymerPolymer

          Componentize the front-end web client.

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