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Material Design vs Material Design Lite: What are the differences?

Developers describe Material Design as "Google's Material Design". Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences. On the other hand, Material Design Lite is detailed as "Material Design Lite Components in HTML/CSS/JS". 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.

Material Design and Material Design Lite belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.

"They really set a new bar in design" is the top reason why over 2 developers like Material Design, while over 23 developers mention "Material Design straight from the original creators" as the leading cause for choosing Material Design Lite.

Material Design Lite is an open source tool with 31.3K GitHub stars and 5.32K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Material Design Lite's open source repository on GitHub.

Google, SkyQuest, and GEMServers are some of the popular companies that use Material Design, whereas Material Design Lite is used by Google, Troopers, and Boxme. Material Design has a broader approval, being mentioned in 25 company stacks & 38 developers stacks; compared to Material Design Lite, which is listed in 9 company stacks and 26 developer stacks.

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What is Material Design?

Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences.

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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        What are some alternatives to Material Design and Material Design Lite?
        Bootstrap
        Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
        Flat UI
        Flat UI is a beautiful theme for Bootstrap. We have redesigned many of its components to look flat in every pixel.
        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.
        Material
        Express your creativity with Material, an animation and graphics framework for Google's Material Design and Apple's Flat UI in Swift.
        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.
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        많은 버그가 존재하는데, 각각의 css 정의가 서로 연결되어서 수정이 쉽지 않다.

        발견된 이슈조차 업데이트 하지 않으며, 사용자가 직접 수정해서 사용해야한다.

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        Kevin van Guldenaar uses Material Design LiteMaterial Design Lite

        Just enough design for non-designer types.

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