Polymer vs. Pure vs. Toolkit

Get help choosing one of these Get news updates about these tools


Favorites

46

Favorites

11

Favorites

2

Hacker News, Reddit, Stack Overflow Stats

  • -
  • 1.54K
  • 7.97K
  • 825
  • 697
  • 0
  • 247
  • 24
  • 531

GitHub Stats

Description

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 Pure?

Pure is meant to be a starting point for every website or web app. We take care of all the CSS work that every site needs, without making it look cookie-cutter.

What is Toolkit?

Toolkit makes use of the latest and greatest technology. This includes HTML5 for semantics, CSS3 for animations and styles, Sass for CSS pre-processing, Gulp for task and package management, and powerful new browser APIs for the JavaScript layer.

Want advice about which of these to choose?Ask the StackShare community!

Ask a Question

Pros

Why do developers choose Polymer?
Why do you like Polymer?

Why do developers choose Pure?
  • Why do you like Pure?

    Why do developers choose Toolkit?
    Why do you like Toolkit?

    Cons

    What are the cons of using Polymer?
    No Cons submitted yet for Polymer
    Downsides of Polymer?

    What are the cons of using Pure?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pure
    Downsides of Pure?

    What are the cons of using Toolkit?
    No Cons submitted yet for Toolkit
    Downsides of Toolkit?

    Companies

    What companies use Polymer?
    39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
    What companies use Pure?
    6 companies on StackShare use Pure
    What companies use Toolkit?
    1 companies on StackShare use Toolkit

    Integrations

    No integrations listed yet
    No integrations listed yet
    What tools integrate with Toolkit?
    4 tools on StackShare integrate with Toolkit

    What are some alternatives to Polymer, Pure, and Toolkit?

    • 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

    See all alternatives to Polymer



    Interest Over Time


    Get help choosing one of these