Material Design for Bootstrap vs UIkIt: What are the differences?
Material Design for Bootstrap and UIkIt belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Material Design for Bootstrap are:
- Input fields (text, numeric, email, etc)
- Buttons (ripple effect working)
On the other hand, UIkIt provides the following key features:
- LESS - UIkit is developed in LESS to write well-structured, extendable code which is easy to maintain.
- Components - A collection of small, responsive components using consistent and conflict-free naming conventions.
- Customizer - UIkit's very basic style can be extended with themes and is easy to customize to create your own look.
"Bootstrap" is the primary reason why developers consider Material Design for Bootstrap over the competitors, whereas "Complete GUI" was stated as the key factor in picking UIkIt.
Material Design for Bootstrap and UIkIt are both open source tools. It seems that Material Design for Bootstrap with 19.9K GitHub stars and 3.31K forks on GitHub has more adoption than UIkIt with 14.7K GitHub stars and 2.11K GitHub forks.
Dyn, AskNicely, and Nedwave are some of the popular companies that use UIkIt, whereas Material Design for Bootstrap is used by MXD3D, Itbid, and TypeLead. UIkIt has a broader approval, being mentioned in 45 company stacks & 9 developers stacks; compared to Material Design for Bootstrap, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 6 developer stacks.
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What tools integrate with Material Design for Bootstrap?
What tools integrate with UIkIt?
Provides common user interface like dialogs, menus, etc. Is modular and hight customisable. A part from the grid system, is not used directly, but has as layer of abstraction build with web components, and typescript as far as possible with the time and working constraints, to be reused in other projects.
UI Kit provides so many great features out of the box. It provides all the tools to build a rich interface with very little configuration. Many of the modules are well documented and are relevant to the common trends we are seeing on websites today.