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Materialize vs Material-UI: What are the differences?

Materialize: A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design. A CSS Framework based on material design; Material-UI: React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design. React components for faster and easier web development. Build your own design system, or start with Material Design.

Materialize and Material-UI can be categorized as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.

"Google material design" is the primary reason why developers consider Materialize over the competitors, whereas "React" was stated as the key factor in picking Material-UI.

Materialize and Material-UI are both open source tools. It seems that Material-UI with 48.1K GitHub stars and 10.7K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Materialize with 36K GitHub stars and 4.79K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Material-UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 67 company stacks & 77 developers stacks; compared to Materialize, which is listed in 46 company stacks and 53 developer stacks.

What is Material-UI?

It is a comprehensive guide for visual, motion, and interaction design across platforms and devices.

What is Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.
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    What are some alternatives to Material-UI and Materialize?
    Bootstrap
    Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
    Material Design
    Material Design is a unified system that combines theory, resources, and tools for crafting digital experiences.
    Material
    Express your creativity with Material, an animation and graphics framework for Google's Material Design and Apple's Flat UI in Swift.
    Angular Material
    Sprint from Zero to App. Hit the ground running with comprehensive, modern UI components that work across the web, mobile and desktop. It allows to create material styled angular apps fast and easy.
    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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    Decisions about Material-UI and Materialize
    Adebayo Akinlaja
    Adebayo Akinlaja
    Engineering Manager at Andela · | 13 upvotes · 42K views
    React
    React
    Material-UI
    Material-UI
    Evergreen
    Evergreen
    TypeScript
    TypeScript
    Material Kit
    Material Kit
    Create React App
    Create React App
    Bit
    Bit

    I picked up an idea to develop and it was no brainer I had to go with React for the frontend. I was faced with challenges when it came to what component framework to use. I had worked extensively with Material-UI but I needed something different that would offer me wider range of well customized components (I became pretty slow at styling). I brought in Evergreen after several sampling and reads online but again, after several prototype development against Evergreen—since I was using TypeScript and I had to import custom Type, it felt exhaustive. After I validated Evergreen with the designs of the idea I was developing, I also noticed I might have to do a lot of styling. I later stumbled on Material Kit, the one specifically made for React . It was promising with beautifully crafted components, most of which fits into the designs pages I had on ground.

    A major problem of Material Kit for me is it isn't written in TypeScript and there isn't any plans to support its TypeScript version. I rolled up my sleeve and started converting their components to TypeScript and if you'll ask me, I am still on it.

    In summary, I used the Create React App with TypeScript support and I am spending some time converting Material Kit to TypeScript before I start developing against it. All of these components are going to be hosted on Bit.

    If you feel I am crazy or I have gotten something wrong, I'll be willing to listen to your opinion. Also, if you want to have a share of whatever TypeScript version of Material Kit I end up coming up with, let me know.

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    Reviews of Material-UI and Materialize
    Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

    I've been using materialize and I'm really happy with it, in some months I'm sure it will become one of the best front-end frameworks around the internet, because it's easy and fast to use and to get started with it.

    It also got a nice community of developers that help developing it and finding bugs, as well a translation team, looking to get materialize into the major countries.

    My final review is that is one of the best front-end frameworks I've ever found and get used really fast and it's one of the most comfortable frameworks to use as well.

    Avatar of grigb
    Owner at Lumeneo
    Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

    As I've been applying Materialize, I've discovered some limitations.

    For example, the tabs require ids for the content divs. This makes is difficult to create content dynamically.

    The documentation is not accurate.

    To use materializecss, you will need to review the source code often.

    Avatar of grigb
    Owner at Lumeneo
    Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

    As I've been applying Materialize, I've discovered some limitations.

    The Glitter page: https://gitter.im/Dogfalo/materialize provided excellent support though. Kudos!

    Review ofMaterializeMaterialize

    It is very easy to use. Very good community and documentation :P. Keep up the good work.

    How developers use Material-UI and Materialize
    Avatar of Cloudcraft
    Cloudcraft uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

    Material UI provides Cloudcraft.co with a clean, professional looking and very easy to use set of UI components build with React. The few issues we've reported to the developers have been quickly fixed each time. I highly recommend using Material UI for both consumer and enterprise web apps. The styling system in particular is very nice to work with, and allows you to easily add your own brand's look and feel throughout the UI.

    Avatar of Kurzor, s.r.o.
    Kurzor, s.r.o. uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

    We like the pure simplicity of Google's Material UI. It is simply too much overhead today to design custom UI styles.

    Avatar of DerEnderKeks
    DerEnderKeks uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

    Martial UI is used by Admin-on-REST, the frontend used by Gofus.

    Avatar of Ambar
    Ambar uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

    Ambar UI is based on Material UI components

    Avatar of Sunny Singh
    Sunny Singh uses Material-UIMaterial-UI

    Provides Material-based components.

    Avatar of Kim Do Hyeon
    Kim Do Hyeon uses MaterializeMaterialize

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