Ionic vs. Apache Cordova vs. NativeScript

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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 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.

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Companies

337 Companies Using Ionic
83 Companies Using Apache Cordova
8 Companies Using NativeScript

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Latest News

Tips & Tricks for Ionic on Desktop
Customizing Ionic Apps for Web & Mobile
Announcing the Ionic PWA Toolkit Beta
Announcing NativeScript-Vue 1.0
Building an Awesome Login Screen with NativeScript
A New Way to Learn NativeScript Layouts


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