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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 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 Polymer?
    No Cons submitted yet for Polymer
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    What are the cons of using Pure?
    No Cons submitted yet for Pure
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    What are the cons of using Topcoat?
    No Cons submitted yet for Topcoat
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    Companies

    What companies use Polymer?
    39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
    What companies use Pure?
    6 companies on StackShare use Pure
    What companies use Topcoat?
    0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat

    What are some alternatives to Polymer, Pure, 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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