Apache Cordova vs. Sencha Touch vs. J2ObjC

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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 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.

What is J2ObjC?

J2ObjC is an open-source command-line tool from Google that translates Java code to Objective-C for the iOS (iPhone/iPad) platform. This tool enables Java code to be part of an iOS application's build, as no editing of the generated files is necessary. The goal is to write an app's non-UI code (such as data access, or application logic) in Java, which is then shared by web apps (using GWT), Android apps, and iOS apps.

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Cons

What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
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What are the cons of using Sencha Touch?
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What are the cons of using J2ObjC?
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Companies

What companies use Apache Cordova?
87 companies on StackShare use Apache Cordova
What companies use Sencha Touch?
3 companies on StackShare use Sencha Touch
What companies use J2ObjC?
3 companies on StackShare use J2ObjC

Integrations

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 tools integrate with J2ObjC?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with J2ObjC

What are some alternatives to Apache Cordova, Sencha Touch, and J2ObjC?

  • 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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