Polymer vs. Toolkit vs. Topcoat

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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 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.

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 Toolkit?
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Companies

What companies use Polymer?
39 companies on StackShare use Polymer
What companies use Toolkit?
1 companies on StackShare use Toolkit
What companies use Topcoat?
0 companies on StackShare use Topcoat

Integrations

No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with Toolkit?
4 tools on StackShare integrate with Toolkit
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What are some alternatives to Polymer, Toolkit, 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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