Apache Cordova vs. NativeScript vs. Crosswalk

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Description

What is Apache Cordova?

Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with a UI framework such as jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile or Sencha Touch, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.

What is NativeScript?

NativeScript enables developers to build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Universal while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms.

What is Crosswalk?

Crosswalk is a web runtime for ambitious HTML5 applications. All the features of a modern browser, deep device integration and an API for adding native extensions

Pros

Why do developers choose Apache Cordova?
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    Why do developers choose Crosswalk?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
    No Cons submitted yet for Apache Cordova
    Downsides of Apache Cordova?

    What are the cons of using NativeScript?
    No Cons submitted yet for NativeScript
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    What are the cons of using Crosswalk?
    No Cons submitted yet for Crosswalk
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    Companies

    What companies use Apache Cordova?
    87 companies on StackShare use Apache Cordova
    What companies use NativeScript?
    8 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
    What companies use Crosswalk?
    1 companies on StackShare use Crosswalk

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Apache Cordova?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Cordova
    What tools integrate with NativeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
    What tools integrate with Crosswalk?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Crosswalk

    What are some alternatives to Apache Cordova, NativeScript, and Crosswalk?

    • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
    • Ionic - A beautiful front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps in HTML5. Best friends with AngularJS.
    • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
    • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

    See all alternatives to Apache Cordova

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