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Primer vs Topcoat: What are the differences?

What is 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.

What is Topcoat? CSS for clean and fast web apps. TopCoat is made up of base controls, platform specific styles, themes and a build script to stitch them all together.

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

"simple" is the primary reason why developers consider Primer over the competitors, whereas "Open source" was stated as the key factor in picking Topcoat.

Primer and Topcoat are both open source tools. Primer with 8.42K GitHub stars and 621 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Topcoat with 4.31K GitHub stars and 417 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 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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              Foundation
              Foundation is the most advanced responsive front-end framework in the world. You can quickly prototype and build sites or apps that work on any kind of device with Foundation, which includes layout constructs (like a fully responsive grid), elements and best practices.
              Bootstrap
              Bootstrap is the most popular HTML, CSS, and JS framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web.
              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.
              Material Design for Angular
              Material Design is a specification for a unified system of visual, motion, and interaction design that adapts across different devices. Our goal is to deliver a lean, lightweight set of AngularJS-native UI elements that implement the material design system for use in Angular SPAs.
              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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