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Materialize vs UIkIt: 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, UIkIt is detailed as "A lightweight and modular front-end framework for developing fast and powerful web interfaces". UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.

Materialize and UIkIt belong to "Front-End Frameworks" category of the tech stack.

Some of the features offered by Materialize are:

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

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

  • LESS - UIkit is developed in LESS to write well-structured, extendable code which is easy to maintain.
  • Components - A collection of small, responsive components using consistent and conflict-free naming conventions.
  • Customizer - UIkit's very basic style can be extended with themes and is easy to customize to create your own look.

"Google material design" is the top reason why over 94 developers like Materialize, while over 25 developers mention "Complete GUI" as the leading cause for choosing UIkIt.

Materialize and UIkIt are both open source tools. Materialize with 36.1K GitHub stars and 4.8K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than UIkIt with 14.7K GitHub stars and 2.11K GitHub forks.

According to the StackShare community, Materialize has a broader approval, being mentioned in 46 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to UIkIt, which is listed in 45 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

What is Materialize?

A CSS Framework based on material design.

What is UIkIt?

UIkit gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS components which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.
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        What are some alternatives to Materialize and UIkIt?
        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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        Reviews of Materialize and UIkIt
        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.

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        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 UIkIt
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        Giovanni Candido da Silva uses UIkItUIkIt

        Provides common user interface like dialogs, menus, etc. Is modular and hight customisable. A part from the grid system, is not used directly, but has as layer of abstraction build with web components, and typescript as far as possible with the time and working constraints, to be reused in other projects.

        Avatar of AskNicely
        AskNicely uses UIkItUIkIt

        UI Kit provides so many great features out of the box. It provides all the tools to build a rich interface with very little configuration. Many of the modules are well documented and are relevant to the common trends we are seeing on websites today.

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        Kim Do Hyeon uses MaterializeMaterialize

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