Think about the last couple of years ago as a front developer, you had to code hundred lines of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to bring up a simple website skeleton. You might have spent hours and hours fixing simple proximity issue and making separate layout for every viewing screens as well as devices. Even you probably had to itched your head because of fixing cross browser compatibility issues.
But now a days everything has been super simpler, CSS frameworks have become the foundations of web projects and made easy web developing streamline. Most of these frameworks contain numerous grid system, cross browser and device compatibility fixes, custom layout and many more opportunities. Here are 5 CSS framework that serve your need at the best.
Bootstrap comes with a responsive, mobile first fluid layout that easily scales up to 12 columns as the devices or viewport size maximizes. That also comes with numerous component including Modals, Dropdown, ScrollSpy, Tab, Tooltips, Popovers. Carousels and many more.
Foundation is one of the most advance responsive, lightweight, and scalable framework around the web. The framework is popular among the millions of developers and designers because of its out of the box facilities.
The framework is a mobile first flexible, 12-column grid that can scale to an arbitrary size (defined by the max width of the row), customisable control handles, and pre-built layouts. This means you can build complicated layouts without creating a lot of custom elements.
Gumby Framework is powered by CSS preprocessor which allows to customize and build designs much faster as it wasn't before. The Framework comes with 12 grid layout system, that divides the browser’s space into 12 grids and supports nested gridding.
Gumby Framework is available with feature-rich documentation and support for Internet Explorer 8 as well as all the open source modern browsers.
UIkit is built with LESS, lightweight and modular front-end framework, gives you a comprehensive collection of HTML, CSS, and JS based small, responsive components using consistent and conflict-free naming conventions, which is simple to use, easy to customize and extendable.
Semantic UI is structured around natural language conventions, empowering designers and developers by creating a language for sharing UI. The framework supports some cool stuff like according elements, 3D animation and provide variety of UI components with real-time debug outputs, that let your code tell what its doing.
The framework is slick and awesome user interface kit using LESS. Semantic UI is fully responsive packed with tons of features including ability to add a ‘disabled’ state on images, and icons that can be formatted with different colors and sizes.
There are countless framework around the web, each of them runs with their own philosophy and noteworthy for unique features. We have quoted some of them that we use in our daily projects. Hope our nimble endeavor, help you a lot.
Which Frameworks do you use for your project ?