10 New Frameworks for Mobile Web App Developers. One certain limitation in Web development is time and how long it takes to get things up and running.
It’s been an exciting year for the mobile Web.
Adoption of HTML5 and CSS3, improved performance in mobile browsers, and an explosion of mobile app frameworks mean it’s more feasible than ever to create rich, interactive Web experiences for mobile devices. Using a wrapper like PhoneGap, you can distribute them via the native app stores for iPhone, iPad, and Android —targeting multiple platforms with a single codebase. Or can you? I needed a platform for Pints — a mobile app that answers answer the question, “Which beer should I order?” As someone who works in Web technologies on a daily basis I saw HTML5 & friends as an alluring option. Pints isn’t complicated: a home screen, a few lists screens, a few forms.
Mobile Web developers have a plethora of frameworks to do the heavy lifting for them: animated transitions, toolbars, buttons, list views, even offline storage. jQTouch jQTouch is easy to use and relatively well-documented. But even in my simple test app there were performance issues. 18 Mobile Frameworks and Development Tools for Creating iPhone Apps. The world of iPhone application development is evolving rapidly, and developers have a growing list of development tools from which to choose.
I’ve created a list (incomplete I’m sure) of some of the more popular tools and frameworks. I have only used a few of these, so I won’t vouch for usability. If you know of any that I should add to the list, please let me know. iUI Warning: Division by zero in/home/cjcollett/www/wp-content/plugins/nextgen-gallery/products/photocrati_nextgen/modules/nextgen_basic_singlepic/templates/nextgen_basic_singlepic.phpon line13 iUI is a user interface (UI) framework for Safari development on iPhone. License: New BSD License Project Page Download iPhone-Universal The UiUIKit (Universal iPhone UI Kit) is a collection of HTML examples of what can be done with CSS3 and Safari’s Webkit License: GNU General Public License v3. Iphone - iWebkit vs. JQTouch vs. iUI.