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Material-UI vs Water.css: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Water.css? A just-add-css collection of styles to make simple websites just a little nicer. A css framework that doesn't require any classes. You just include it in your

and forget about it, while it silently makes everything nicer.

Material-UI and Water.css belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.

Material-UI and Water.css are both open source tools. Material-UI with 48.6K GitHub stars and 11K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Water.css with 4.09K GitHub stars and 157 GitHub forks.

Decisions about Material-UI and Water.css

Fonts and typography are fun. Material Design is a framework (developed by Google) that basically geeks out on how to assemble your typographical elements together into a design language. If you're into fonts and typography, it's fantastic. It provides a theming engine, reusable components, and can pull different user interfaces together under a common design paradigm. I'd highly recommend looking into Borries Schwesinger's book "The Form Book" if you're going to be working with Material UI or are otherwise new to component design.

https://www.amazon.com/Form-Book-Creating-Printed-Online/dp/0500515085

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Pros of Material-UI
Pros of Water.css
  • 115
    React
  • 76
    Material Design
  • 49
    Ui components
  • 25
    CSS framework
  • 21
    Component
  • 12
    Looks great
  • 10
    Good documentation
  • 10
    Responsive
  • 9
    LESS
  • 7
    Open source
  • 6
    Code examples
  • 5
    Ui component
  • 5
    Flexible
  • 4
    JSS
  • 3
    Very accessible
  • 3
    Angular
  • 3
    Supports old browsers out of the box
  • 2
    Designed for Server Side Rendering
  • 2
    Interface
  • 2
    Fun
  • 2
    LADO
  • 1
    Easy to work with
  • 1
    Barev Arman
  • 1
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    Cons of Material-UI
    Cons of Water.css
    • 27
      Hard to learn. Bad documentation
    • 22
      Hard to customize
    • 18
      Hard to understand Docs
    • 6
      Extra library needed for date/time pickers
    • 6
      Bad performance
    • 5
      For editable table component need to use material-table
    • 5
      Long Code
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      What is Material-UI?

      MUI (formerly Material-UI) is the React UI library you always wanted. Follow your own design system, or start with Material Design.

      What is Water.css?

      A css framework that doesn't require any classes. You just include it in your <head> and forget about it, while it silently makes everything nicer.

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        What are some alternatives to Material-UI and Water.css?
        Kendo UI
        Fast, light, complete: 70+ jQuery-based UI widgets in one powerful toolset. AngularJS integration, Bootstrap support, mobile controls, offline data solution.
        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.
        react-md
        React MD is Google's Material Design specifications implemented with Sass and React. The goal of the project is to create components that adhere to the Material Design specifications.
        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.
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