Element vs Semantic UI: What are the differences?
What is Element? A Vue 2.0-based desktop UI library for developers, designers and PMs. Element is a Vue 2.0 based component library for developers, designers and product managers, with a set of design resources.
What is 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.
Element can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Desktop Development" category, while Semantic UI is grouped under "Front-End Frameworks".
Element and Semantic UI are both open source tools. It seems that Semantic UI with 45.9K GitHub stars and 4.84K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Element with 39K GitHub stars and 8.17K GitHub forks.
Snapchat, Reviewable, and White Rabbit Express are some of the popular companies that use Semantic UI, whereas Element is used by Mifos Initiative, MEGA Limited, and 微聚合. Semantic UI has a broader approval, being mentioned in 77 company stacks & 55 developers stacks; compared to Element, which is listed in 6 company stacks and 3 developer stacks.