Polymer 1.0 has been rebuilt from the ground up for speed and efficiency. The new, leaner core library makes it easier than ever to make fast, beautiful, and interoperable web components. If you haven’t used Polymer before, it’s time to try it out. If you haven’t tried it recently, time to take another look.
Polymer 1.0 replaces the shadow DOM polyfill with a lightweight shim, uses a new, faster data-binding system, and significantly reduces code size.
Polymer is built from the ground up for modern browsers, using the latest web platform APIs. Polyfills provide support on evergreen browsers for APIs that aren’t universal yet.
Polymer leverages web components, a new set of standards designed to provide reusable components for the web.