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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 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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    What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
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    Pricing

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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 Framework7?
    1 companies on StackShare use Framework7

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

    • 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

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