Rails vs Semantic UI: What are the differences?
Rails: Web development that doesn't hurt. Rails is a web-application framework that includes everything needed to create database-backed web applications according to the Model-View-Controller (MVC) pattern; Semantic UI: A UI Component library implemented using a set of specifications designed around natural language. Semantic empowers designers and developers by creating a shared vocabulary for UI.
Rails and Semantic UI are primarily classified as "Frameworks (Full Stack)" and "Front-End Frameworks" tools respectively.
"Rapid development", "Great gems" and "Great community" are the key factors why developers consider Rails; whereas "Easy to use and looks elegant", "Variety of components" and "Themes" are the primary reasons why Semantic UI is favored.
Rails and Semantic UI are both open source tools. Semantic UI with 45.9K GitHub stars and 4.84K forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Rails with 43.6K GitHub stars and 17.5K GitHub forks.
Airbnb, Twitter, and Instacart are some of the popular companies that use Rails, whereas Semantic UI is used by Snapchat, Accenture, and Reviewable. Rails has a broader approval, being mentioned in 2322 company stacks & 797 developers stacks; compared to Semantic UI, which is listed in 77 company stacks and 55 developer stacks.
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