Material UI vs. Polymer vs. Topcoat

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Description

What is Material UI?

Material-UI is a CSS framework and a set of React components that implement Google's Material Design specification.

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 Topcoat?

TopCoat is made up of base controls, platform specific styles, themes and a build script to stitch them all together.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Material UI?
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    What are the cons of using Polymer?
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    What are the cons of using Topcoat?
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    Companies

    What companies use Material UI?
    52 companies on StackShare use Material UI
    What companies use Polymer?
    39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
    What companies use Topcoat?
    0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat

    What are some alternatives to Material UI, Polymer, and Topcoat?

    • 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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