When building a website, you want to achieve a coherent and unique user interface while delivering a seamless user experience across all distribution channels. Realizing the need to come to market as soon as possible with a well-designed reliable solution, you look for ways to enhance and optimize the development process. This is where a front-end component library comes in — to give developers and website owners a “mental breather” in terms of development and design.
Renowned companies such as Google, GitHub, Adobe, and Twitter have created solutions using reusable components that have stood the test of time. Let’s go over the possibilities of reusable web components, as opposed to custom web development. To see a real implication and use of a front-end UI library, we will use an example of Adobe Experience Manager CMS, and how you can enhance AEM development with reusable web components.
Custom Web Development vs. Front-End Component Library Based on Web Components
When approaching web development, you have to find balance between quality, timeframe, and price. You can either choose custom web development or employ a front-end component library. In the table below, we list the perks of each approach.