Ionic vs. Apache Cordova vs. Sencha Touch

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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 Sencha Touch?

Sencha Touch 2, a high-performance HTML5 mobile application framework, is the cornerstone of the Sencha HTML5 platform. Built for enabling world-class user experiences, Sencha Touch 2 is the only framework that enables developers to build fast and impressive apps that work on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire, and more.

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    Why do developers choose Apache Cordova?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Ionic?
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    What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
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    What are the cons of using Sencha Touch?
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    Companies

    What companies use Ionic?
    350 companies on StackShare use Ionic
    What companies use Apache Cordova?
    87 companies on StackShare use Apache Cordova
    What companies use Sencha Touch?
    3 companies on StackShare use Sencha Touch

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ionic?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
    What tools integrate with Apache Cordova?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Apache Cordova
    What tools integrate with Sencha Touch?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Sencha Touch

    What are some alternatives to Ionic, Apache Cordova, and Sencha Touch?

    • 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

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