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Primer vs Skeleton: What are the differences?

Primer: CSS toolkit and guidelines that power GitHub. Primer is the basecoat of GitHub, made by nerds just like you who share a passion for HTML and CSS; Skeleton: 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.

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

"simple" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Primer, while over 7 developers mention "Minimalist" as the leading cause for choosing Skeleton.

Primer and Skeleton are both open source tools. Skeleton with 16.8K GitHub stars and 2.93K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Primer with 8.42K GitHub stars and 621 GitHub forks.

What is Primer?

Primer is the basecoat of GitHub, made by nerds just like you who share a passion for HTML and CSS.

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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          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.

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          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.

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          Ledger Note uses SkeletonSkeleton

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

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