Ionic vs. Apache Cordova vs. Framework7

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Description

What is Ionic?

Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Built with Sass and optimized for AngularJS.

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 Framework7?

Framework7 - is a free and open source mobile HTML framework to develop hybrid mobile apps or web apps with iOS native look and feel. All you need to make it work is a simple HTML layout and attached framework's CSS and JS files! Framework7 doesn't force you to write some custom tags that will be converted by JavaScript to something else.

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345 Companies Using Ionic
85 Companies Using Apache Cordova
1 Companies Using Framework7

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What are some alternatives to Ionic, Apache Cordova, and Framework7?

  • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
  • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
  • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • NativeScript - Build truly native apps with JavaScript

See all alternatives to Ionic

Latest News

Tips & Tricks for Ionic on Desktop
Customizing Ionic Apps for Web & Mobile
Announcing the Ionic PWA Toolkit Beta


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