Application Development: Polymer framework is a new better Web
Web and HTML as its main technology was designed more than 20 years ago. There was just the idea to publish rich format documents and reference each other in easy way. The purpose of the Web has been changed drastically several times during these years. A proposition to reinvent HTML sounds reasonable. There is a lot of hype around new Polymer project [https://www.polymer-project.org/1.0/] provided by Google. Its version 1.0 is already released and used widely. Polymer is based on Web Components technology. In practice, it’s treated as the same.
I’m a DOM element. This is my local DOM!
<p>I’m a DOM element. This is my local DOM!</p>
Place the reference to the component file to use it:
<link rel=”import” href=”dom-element.html”>
Then we can use the component in form of custom HTML tag:
All modern browsers and mobile platforms support Web Components.
Problems are solved by Polymer
Polymer intended to be used for responsive Web Application Development. It’s a mobile-first approach. Bootstrap or other similar frameworks use the same standard set of HTML tags to represent responsive. Polymer encapsulates complicated nested set of tags into single custom tag with settings and features as an attributes and events specific for that tag. Such approach makes Web Application Development more robust and clean.
Then reference it in the components:
Catalog of elements
There is a catalog of elements [https://elements.polymer-project.org/] you can use. Special category Paper Elements provides full set of responsive UI elements to build material design look and feel for the application.