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Comparing bootstrap vs. foundation vs. react-bootstrap vs. reactstrap

How are they different?

Here we compare between bootstrap, foundation, react-bootstrap and reactstrap. In this comparison we will focus on the latest versions of those packages. The current versions are bootstrap 4.1.2, foundation 4.2.1-1, react-bootstrap 0.32.1 and reactstrap 6.3.0.

bootstrap, The most popular front-end framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. It was authored by The Bootstrap Authors on Aug, 2011.
foundation, You may also want to checkout:. It was authored on Mar, 2013.
react-bootstrap, Bootstrap 3 components built with React. It was authored by Stephen J. Collings on Jan, 2014.
reactstrap, React Bootstrap 4 components. It was authored on Feb, 2016.

bootstrap has been out there for longer (since 7 years ago), it also has fewer dependencies, more daily downloads, more weekly downloads and more monthly downloads.
foundation has fewer open pull requests.
react-bootstrap has more versions and a bigger community of maintainers.
reactstrap has more frequent updates.

In our review bootstrap got 2,200,333 points, foundation got 2,239 points, react-bootstrap got 729,769 points and reactstrap got 182,745 points. The points are a summary of how big the community is and how well the package is maintained.

Lets dive deeper and have a look at some more details on those packages.

Going into more detail

 

bootstrap
4.1.2
NPM

foundation
4.2.1-1
NPM

react-bootstrap
0.32.1
NPM

reactstrap
6.3.0
NPM

description The most popular front-end framework for developing responsive, mobile first projects on the web. You may also want to checkout: Bootstrap 3 components built with React React Bootstrap 4 components
keywords css, sass, mobile-first, responsive, front-end, framework, web zurb, foundation, stylus, express react, ecosystem-react, react-component, bootstrap reactstrap, bootstrap, react, component, components, react-component, ui
author The Bootstrap Authors N/A Stephen J. Collings N/A
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material2, ng-bootstrap antd, material-ui semantic-ui-react, antd semantic-ui-react, material-ui
Comparison
licenses MIT MIT MIT MIT
created 7 years ago (Aug, 2011) 5 years ago (Mar, 2013) 4 years ago (Jan, 2014) 2 years ago (Feb, 2016)
modified 4 days ago a year ago 6 months ago 6 days ago
total versions 23 19 123 101
version average every 4 months every 3 months every 13 days every 9 days
maintainers 1 1 4 3
dependencies 0 2 12 8
Daily Downloads 39,056 17 7,556 3,013
Weekly Downloads 817,697 833 288,478 71,329
Monthly Downloads 3,154,726 3,237 1,127,367 275,431
open issues 484 0 95 88
open pull requests 30 0 13 4
stargazers 126,092 0 13,388 5,331
subscribers 7,364 0 467 155
forks 60,922 0 2,198 567
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Points
Overall points

2,200,333

Points

2,239

Points

729,769

Points

182,745

Points
CLI Shortcuts
install npm i -S bootstrap npm i -S foundation npm i -S react-bootstrap npm i -S reactstrap
remove npm r -S bootstrap npm r -S foundation npm r -S react-bootstrap npm r -S reactstrap

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