There are several platforms available to use to perform high quality mobile development. Throughout this post, we identify what the 5 best mobile development frameworks are.
As the number of hours spent by people accessing the internet via their mobiles increases year upon year, the importance of mobile development grows in tandem. Many businesses are now moving away from desktop applications and targeting audiences with mobile apps. This trend makes finding the right app-building tool crucial to the success of a modern business.
Here are the top 5 mobile app development frameworks available today.
1. React Native
React Native is one of the most popular mobile app development frameworks among businesses of all sizes from start-ups to corporations. The React Native app development framework lets you build powerful and reliable mobile apps quickly for both Android and iOS platforms.
Ionic is an open-source mobile development framework that includes cross-platform development, supporting all the latest Android and iOS platforms from Android 4.1 and iOS 7.
The User Interface (UI) elements are a big advantage that Ionic has over rival mobile app frameworks, with its default UI components including a navigation menu and tab bars, as well as useful action sheets, forms and filters. These UI features as part of the framework’s Command Line Interface greatly improve the development aspect of the process, making it easy and fast.
As with the previous two, the now Microsoft-owned Xamarin is an open-source, cross-platform mobile development framework that uses the same code for both Android and iOS applications. It boasts an enormous community of around 1.5 million developers.
Unity is an intuitive development engine that offers a vast array of features for both 2D and 3D development. It is now one of the biggest and best engines for cross-platform mobile game development.
The Unity engine allows you to easily port games onto Android, iOS, Windows and other platforms. The platform comes with several different pricing monthly options starting from between $40 for Plus and $150 for Pro.
Cordova is an open-source mobile app development framework that lets you build apps across multiple platforms including Android, iOS, Electron and Windows. It includes development tutorials and multiple templates that help you learn and build apps quickly.
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