Apache Cordova vs Crosswalk: What are the differences?
Apache Cordova and Crosswalk can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by Apache Cordova are:
- Cross-platform (CLI) workflow
- Platform-centered workflow
- Hundreds of plugins
On the other hand, Crosswalk provides the following key features:
- Develop around device fragmentation
- Provide a feature rich experience on all Android 4.x devices
- Easily debug with Chrome DevTools
Apache Cordova and Crosswalk are both open source tools. It seems that Crosswalk with 2.17K GitHub stars and 569 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Cordova with 766 GitHub stars and 327 GitHub forks.
What is Apache Cordova?
What is Crosswalk?
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What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
What are the cons of using Crosswalk?
What tools integrate with Apache Cordova?
used in conjunction with ionic to build out ios and android app for a client. a little slow to run on devices but saves a ton on development time.
Used with Ionic to support various plugins and integrations with the native environment of iOS and Android.
Used to implement the webview on Android to make it look and feel native (it replaces Cordova's webview)