What is a Framework?
5 CSS Frameworks to Lookout for in 2017
Foundation is another front-end framework used in building responsive, 12-column grid designs. It is very accessible, allowing complex websites to be developed with ease. It is not just for website development either. Foundation has an email version that can create responsive email templates, quickly and easily.
Skeleton is a simple framework that is known for its fast loading speeds across all devices. It was built with mobile devices in mind. At just 400 lines of code, it was made to load quickly with zero compiling or installing necessary. If you have a simple project and are looking for a streamlined framework without the utility of larger frameworks, then Skeleton might be the right framework for you.
HTML5 Boilerplate was introduced a couple years ago, but even today it remains one of the leading frameworks. Featuring elementary tools like HTML, JS, CSS, and pictures, this framework helps developers and designers get to work on their project in no time. It is commonly used as a root website directory in order to boost the development process.
Pure, in many ways, is similar to Skeleton in the sense that it is streamline and tiny. It was made with mobile devices in mind. Every line of CSS was carefully considered in order to get the total size of modules down to 3.8kb, after it’s minified and gzipped. Overall, this makes responsive web design easier when compared to some other frameworks.
Be sure to be on the lookout for these frameworks this year. They are growing in popularity, and as a result, the websites being developed with these frameworks continue to grow. New frameworks come out frequently, and it won’t be a surprise if this list is very different this time next year.