The mobile and desktop user experiences are converging, thanks to smartphones, phablets, and tablets that are nearly as powerful as PCs. Part of that convergence is the idea of a common design language that can be used across mobile applications and the Web. That’s why Microsoft developed the modern design language that forms the basis of its WinJS library -- and why BlackBerry did the same with its Cascade design features in bbUI.js.
Last year Google introduced its Material Design language and its Polymer framework. Material Design forms the basis of the look and feel Google developed for its recent Android releases, with native UI components for your code and a matching set of Web components.
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