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10 Best Hybrid Mobile App UI Frameworks: HTML5, CSS and JS

10 Best Hybrid Mobile App UI Frameworks: HTML5, CSS and JS
Native developers love working with native code but that doesn't always go well with the business case or result in effective use of effort and time. We often see scenarios where developers end up building same mobile app for android, iOS, windows and other mobile platforms using native APIs and libraries of individual platform. HTML5 mobile UI frameworks like Ionic let you create cross platform hybrid mobile apps with native look and feel by using the technology that you already know i.e. HTM5, CSS and JavaScript. Whether you are a web developer planning to pitch into mobile apps development, or an experienced native apps developer, hybrid mobile apps development is the easiest way to start building cross platform mobile apps. You do not need to learn anything more than what you already know and yet create enterprise grade mobile applications. Over the last few weeks, I have been busy evaluating the HTML5 mobile UI/UX frameworks. Ionic You can read more about Ionic at - ionicframework.

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7 Lessons from 3 Years of HTML5 Mobile Application Development I built my first mobile application in 2012 using the Sencha Touch framework and PhoneGap Build. Since then mobile applications have become my full time focus, and I have experimented with a few different frameworks like, Phaser and more recently Ionic. I’ve been building HTML5 mobile applications for around three years now, and am confident in the skills I have and the tools I use, to build mobile applications that look and perform just as well as native applications. Back in 2012 HTML5 mobile frameworks were already quite powerful, but they just keep getting better and better. There were a lot of obstacles and roadblocks I hit along the way though.

Top 10 Tools for PhoneGap Developers & Ionic Developers Top Tools for PhoneGap Developers & Ionic Developers List of Top tools for PhoneGap Developers & Ionic Developers. You can use these tools for prototyping & Designing, Development and Debugging purposes. Overview of Intel XDK Intel XDK is a cross platform mobile application development environment which lets you create mobile and tablet apps using HTML5 and JavaScript. With a single code base, You can create mobile apps for Android, iOS, Windows Phone 8, Windows 8 Store, Tizen, Amazon and Nook. Intel XDK aims to make the same source code compatible on all the mobile operating systems. It attempts to keep the process simple by including all possible target platforms in one package and collecting several tools that may be familiar and useful to you. Intel XDK aims to provide a development environment for both native and mobile web developers to create cross platform mobile apps.

Apache Cordova or Adobe PhoneGap? Know the Real Difference While the two cross-platform mobile application terms are used as‘Cordova/PhoneGap,’have you ever heard of any differences between them? You may not know but PhoneGap is a distribution of Apache Cordova. So Apache Cordova serves as the engine to power PhoneGap just like WebKit – an engine that powers Chrome and Safari (iOS browser). Nonetheless, as an app developer or as an organization, you don’t have to worry about the differences between these two. 10 Frameworks to Build Mobile Application with HTML, CSS & JavaScript For many web developers, which may only be familiar with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, developing a native mobile app could be unfamiliar territory. Technically speaking, mobile apps in Android, iOS, and Windows Phone are built using completely different programming languages; an Android app uses Java, an iOS app uses Objective-C, while a Windows Phone app uses .NET. But now, anyone with a decent knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript can build a mobile application. One key advantage of using web technology to build your app is Portability. Using a packager/compiler, like PhoneGap, you will be able to port and install your app on many different platforms. There are a number of frameworks that make this possible.

Debugging in PhoneGap · phonegap/phonegap Wiki Debugging in PhoneGap Current State Debugging support for your PhoneGap applications is not as well-developed as for native apps or for pure web apps. The main hurdle is that the browser to be debugged is on your mobile device or simulator. This makes it difficult to synchronize breakpoints or retrieve stack traces.

LiveCode vs Xojo I have been a Xojo developer for many years and I make a decent living at it. That doesn’t mean, however, that I don’t look around at other development environments every now and then. I do this because it makes good business sense to keep my options open. This week I looked at LiveCode after a reader asked me to. LiveCode (formerly called “Revolution”) is a unique development environment that has been around since 2001. It was inspired by HyperCard and due to its lineage it uses a Card and Stack metaphor to represent windows, objects, and applications.

What is PhoneGap/Apache Cordova? - [Voiceover] Before we begin learning about PhoneGap Build, I want to take a few minutes and give you an initial understanding of PhoneGap. PhoneGap is a web-based mobile development framework based on the open source Cordova project which allows you to quickly create apps for ready mobile applications. PhoneGap allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML 5, CSS 3 and JavaScript for cross-platform development avoiding each mobile platform's native developed language.