Just like there are frameworks for many programming languages – CakePHP, jQuery, .NET – there are frameworks for CSS. The point of frameworks is to increase productivity and efficiency with CSS code. Many common practices done when using CSS are pre-defined within a framework to save the developer time and effort.
In this article we’re going to take a closer look into some of the most popular CSS frameworks, and see if using one could really live up to it’s reputation. Just like when working with any other framework, template, or application, there can be pros and cons. We’ll look into the good, the bad, and the ugly of using a CSS framework.