Apache Cordova vs Mithril: What are the differences?
Some of the features offered by Apache Cordova are:
- Cross-platform (CLI) workflow
- Platform-centered workflow
- Hundreds of plugins
On the other hand, Mithril provides the following key features:
- Only 12kb gzipped, no dependencies
- Small API, small learning curve
- Safe-by-default templates
"Lots of plugins" is the top reason why over 31 developers like Apache Cordova, while over 16 developers mention "Lightweight" as the leading cause for choosing Mithril.
Apache Cordova and Mithril are both open source tools. Mithril with 11.3K GitHub stars and 859 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than Apache Cordova with 762 GitHub stars and 327 GitHub forks.
Die Coder GmbH, BetRocket, and Dial Once are some of the popular companies that use Apache Cordova, whereas Mithril is used by Dial Once, Cloud Vlts, Inc., and SpartanGeek. Apache Cordova has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 45 developers stacks; compared to Mithril, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 5 developer stacks.
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used in conjunction with ionic to build out ios and android app for a client. a little slow to run on devices but saves a ton on development time.
Used with Ionic to support various plugins and integrations with the native environment of iOS and Android.