After over 400 days of development and over 40 canary releases, we are excited to introduce MUI Core v5.0.0!

You can read the full story at https://mui.com/blog/mui-core-v5/


This update covers our progress over the last three months. It also covers what we aim to achieve in the months ahead.

Product

Here are the most significant improvements since March 2021.

  • 🔥 We’ve made enough progress to ship v5.0.0-beta.0. Here are a few statistics to give an idea of the effort that went into it:
    - 12 months of dedicated focus. We stopped work on v4 early on to fully dedicate to v5.
    - 3,475 pull requests.
    - 5,092 commits (the extra commits came from the merge of material-ui-pickers)
    - 398 new contributors.
    - The equivalent of four full-time developers working on it on average…


We are excited to share that Michał Dudak has joined Material-UI! He started a couple of days ago full-time and is part of the core components team.

Before joining Material-UI, Michał worked as a full-stack engineer and software architect at Future Processing, a high-end development agency in Poland. He has been a professional practitioner in the field for over a decade. He admires great designs and clever solutions. Creating with TypeScript and CSS is a pleasure for him.

We were impressed by his technical challenge. …


We are excited to share that Siriwat Kunaporn (Jun) has joined Material-UI. He started a couple of days ago full-time and is part of the core components team.

Before joining Material-UI, Jun worked as a software engineer at ThoughtWorks. He has spent the last three years as a full-stack engineer, focusing more on React and the implementation of great-looking UIs. Jun is passionate about creating UIs that feel amazing.

We were impressed by his previous work on exploring the customization potential of Material-UI in MUI Treasury. He’s has demonstrated his care of the details and interest in design.

While we…


This update covers our progress over the last three months, and what we aim to achieve in the months ahead.

Product

Here are the most significant improvements since December 2020.

Core components

  • 👩‍🎤 We have worked on rolling out and scaling the new styling engine to all the components. At this point, we have migrated 129 out of 167 components to emotion/styled-components. Most of the components left to be migrated are in the lab. We are almost done! You can subscribe to material-ui#24405 to be notified once finished. The community has provided invaluable assistance.
  • 📚 To complement the migration of the components, we…


We are excited to share that Matheus Wichman has joined Material-UI. He started a couple of days ago full-time and is part of the advanced components team.

Before joining Material-UI, Matheus worked as a software engineer at a consulting agency in Brazil. He has spent the last three years focusing on React and the frontend world — his last project was for a payment processing company, where he created a design system based on Material-UI and developed new components for enterprise applications. …


Author: Matt & Olivier

2020 has been another great year, not only for Material-UI but also for the ecosystem. We have taken on ambitious challenges and started to scale the project.

Growth

  • 📦 From 3.2M to 6.4M downloads per month (from 14% to 18% share of the React ecosystem).
  • 📈 From 3.1M to 4.6M unique visitors per year on the documentation.
  • ⭐️ From 53.3k to 63.8k stars, leave us yours 🌟.
  • 👨‍👩‍👧‍👦 From 1,581 to 2,052 contributors.
  • 💰 Grew financial support by 2.1X in 2020, compared to 2019.
  • 🏢 From 3 to 6 full-time equivalent developers, spread among multiple financially supported…


We are excited to share that Danail Hadjiatanasov has joined Material-UI as part of the enterprise team. This was his first full-time week.

For the past 3 years, Danail has been working in a company called Backbase where he was responsible for building a UI library based on Angular that was specifically designed for banks. The UI library and its corresponding design system were sold under a commercial license, and today some of the biggest names in the banking industry have web applications powered by those UI components (RBC, Central 1, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, and others).

Although he was…


This update covers our progress over the last three months, and what we aim to achieve in the coming months.

Product

Here are the most significant improvements since June 2020. This was a dense quarter!

  • 🚧 We have started the quarter with the first pre-release v5.0.0-alpha.1 of the next major iteration of the library. There have been eleven more pre-releases since then. During the alpha development stage of version 5, we are focusing on making the planned breaking changes, as well as developing new features. …


We are excited to share that Marija Najdova has joined Material-UI. She has started this week full-time and is now part of the community team.

Before joining Material-UI, Marija worked on the React implementation of Fluent UI at Microsoft. She’s passionate about React, design systems, and component-driven development. At Microsoft, as part of the Fluent UI core team since 2018, she was responsible for the icons, animations, and various theme-related features.

Marija is off to a running start, having made important changes happen during her free time, even before starting! …

Olivier Tassinari

Software engineer • co-creator of Material-UI • studied @telecomptech • ex @doctolib

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