Architecture of PolymerJS

The Polymer library is built upon multiple layers of technology, with each layer serving a specific purpose. The following diagram shows the technology stack of the Polymer library:

Architecture of PolymerJS

The following list shows four important layers of Polymer:

  • Native layer: This layer represents the current state of browser support and implementation for the web component specification.
  • Foundation layer: This layer contains the polyfill libraries for the web component specification. A polyfill is a piece of code that simulates behavior when it is not available natively in a browser. To find out more about polyfill, refer to ...

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