Material Design Lite vs. Skeleton vs. Pure



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Description

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.

What is Skeleton?

Skeleton is a small collection of CSS files that can help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size, be it a 17" laptop screen or an iPhone.

What is Pure?

Pure is meant to be a starting point for every website or web app. We take care of all the CSS work that every site needs, without making it look cookie-cutter.

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Pros

Why do developers choose Material Design Lite?
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Why do developers choose Skeleton?
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Why do developers choose Pure?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Material Design Lite?
No Cons submitted yet for Material Design Lite
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What are the cons of using Skeleton?
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What are the cons of using Pure?
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Companies

What companies use Material Design Lite?
14 companies on StackShare use Material Design Lite
What companies use Skeleton?
8 companies on StackShare use Skeleton
What companies use Pure?
7 companies on StackShare use Pure

What are some alternatives to Material Design Lite, Skeleton, and Pure?

  • 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

See all alternatives to Material Design Lite



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