Hybrid app development has allowed todays developers to write and build applications for mobile that run on both android and iOS. The code can as well be tweaked a bit then applied in web and desktop applications. Developers couldn’t have it any easier.
Let’s delve in and get to know which frameworks run the show.
Showcased as the most open development platform in this list, Monaca comes in as the choice to build everything you need in your hybrid app.
wherever your development environment is you can plug in Monaca at any stage of workflow and utilize the debugger, Cloud IDE, CLI or remote online build with ease and simplicity.
Kendo is a Telerik powered HTML5 framework you can use to create cross-platform mobile applications.
Its reliance on iQuery makes it an easy to learn the framework and its list of jQuery widgets will be worth your while. Kendo UI can also seamlessly integrate with the bootstrap UI or Angular framework.
10. OpenSen UI
A relatively new entrant to the industry, OnsenUI is an easy, flexible and free Apache open source framework.
Feel free to use this app on any of your commercial projects.
9. Sencha touch
Now this framework is considered the top notch of the development platforms in the commercial scene. Sencha Touch takes the lead in regards to all that is enterprise application, giving an unparalleled look and feel for all its supported platforms.
Drag and drop features coupled with widgets complement the ExtJS that forms the core of the Sencha Touch platform resulting in high performing apps.
8. Appcelerator Titanium
Titanium’s use of this combination results in a better performing mobile hybrid framework.
NativeScript developed apps are fully native apps and will utilize the same APIs as though they had been developed under Android Studio or Xcode.
Framework7 will give you the leeway to come up with hybrid apps that give the user that true Android or iOS experience. Should you need to present your working prototype, then Framework7 will definitely work for you.
5. Mobile Angular UI
Mobile Angular UI incorporates the best of Angular and Bootstrap 3 frameworks for the building of HTML5 mobile apps. Give your users an awesome mobile experience by incorporating AngularJS directives.
Another plus is that Mobile Angular UI is free to use under the MIT license.
4. Intel XDK
InteXDK is another cross-platform app framework that will allow you to create apps for users to enjoy on all app stores.
Not short of tools within it, IntelXDK has the ability to develop, emulate, test, debug and publish all under one roof. With its live preview option, you can easily develop as you view the end results on a connected device.
Xamarin ranks top amongst the app development framework list. A sure time saver for any coder with its inbuilt re-utilization capabilities, code, and tools.
With Xamarin be ready to create apps native to iOS, Windows, and Android.
No matter the device being used by the target audience, they can always have access to and utilize apps created by PhoneGap.
1. Ionic framework
Another fully open source app development framework, Ionic gives you the tools to develop hybrid apps based on web technologies that can then be shared throughout the app stores available.
Ionic’s framework is built upon Apache Cordova and the now popular Angular.js. Cordova plugins and TypeScript extensions allow Ionic to present the target audience with a host of device features like HelathKit, Bluetooth, Finger Print Authentication and much more.
The tide is shifting and coders are swiftly switching gears towards the embracing of tools that create hybrid applications. The above-mentioned frameworks continue to make their mark leaving users with incredible viewing experiences all over.