Apache Cordova vs. Web Starter Kit 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 Web Starter Kit?

Web Starter Kit is a starting point for multi-screen web development. It encompasses opinionated recommendations on boilerplate and tooling for building an experience that works great across multiple devices. We help you stay productive and aligned with the best practices outlined in Google's Web Fundamentals.

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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Companies

What companies use Apache Cordova?
87 companies on StackShare use Apache Cordova
What companies use Web Starter Kit?
2 companies on StackShare use Web Starter Kit
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 Web Starter Kit?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Web Starter Kit
What tools integrate with J2ObjC?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with J2ObjC

What are some alternatives to Apache Cordova, Web Starter Kit, 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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