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Materialize vs Skeleton: What are the differences?

Developers describe Materialize as "A modern responsive front-end framework based on Material Design". A CSS Framework based on material design. On the other hand, Skeleton is detailed as "A Beautiful Boilerplate for Responsive, Mobile-Friendly Development". Skeleton is a small collection of CSS files that can help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size, be it a 17" laptop screen or an iPhone.

Materialize and Skeleton can be primarily classified as "Front-End Frameworks" tools.

Some of the features offered by Materialize are:

  • Speeds up development
  • User Experience Focused
  • Easy to work with

On the other hand, Skeleton provides the following key features:

  • Responsive Grid Down To Mobile
  • Fast to Start
  • Style Agnostic

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

Materialize and Skeleton are both open source tools. It seems that Materialize with 36.1K GitHub stars and 4.8K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Skeleton with 16.8K GitHub stars and 2.93K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Materialize has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to Skeleton, which is listed in 8 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.

What is Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.

What is Skeleton?

Skeleton is a small collection of CSS files that can help you rapidly develop sites that look beautiful at any size, be it a 17" laptop screen or an iPhone.
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      What are some alternatives to Materialize and Skeleton?
      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 Materialize and Skeleton
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      Reviews of Materialize and Skeleton
      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.

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      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 Materialize and Skeleton
      Avatar of Ujjwal Bhujel
      Ujjwal Bhujel uses SkeletonSkeleton

      Like Bootstrap, It offers the same CSS framework service (Which I prefer to say cheatsheet ;)) but less complex and cleaner look and to the point.

      Avatar of Markus Gebka
      Markus Gebka uses SkeletonSkeleton

      I used it for some private stuff lately where I only needed a grid and was looking for the leanest framework there is.

      Avatar of Ledger Note
      Ledger Note uses SkeletonSkeleton

      My favorite, no-frills, base responsive CSS grid.

      Avatar of Kim Do Hyeon
      Kim Do Hyeon uses MaterializeMaterialize

      부트스트랩은 너무 흔해서 적당히 흔하고 좋은거 찾다가 발견

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