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Description

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.

What is Material Design?

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

What is Toolkit?

Toolkit makes use of the latest and greatest technology. This includes HTML5 for semantics, CSS3 for animations and styles, Sass for CSS pre-processing, Gulp for task and package management, and powerful new browser APIs for the JavaScript layer.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Polymer?
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Companies

What companies use Polymer?
39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
What companies use Material Design?
19 companies on StackShare use Material Design
What companies use Toolkit?
1 companies on StackShare use Toolkit

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What tools integrate with Material Design?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with Material Design
What tools integrate with Toolkit?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Toolkit

What are some alternatives to Polymer, Material Design, and Toolkit?

  • 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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