Apache Cordova vs PhoneGap: What are the differences?
Apache Cordova and PhoneGap can be primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by Apache Cordova are:
- Cross-platform (CLI) workflow
- Platform-centered workflow
- Hundreds of plugins
On the other hand, PhoneGap provides the following key features:
Apache Cordova and PhoneGap are both open source tools. It seems that PhoneGap with 4.15K GitHub stars and 974 forks on GitHub has more adoption than Apache Cordova with 766 GitHub stars and 327 GitHub forks.
According to the StackShare community, Apache Cordova has a broader approval, being mentioned in 96 company stacks & 45 developers stacks; compared to PhoneGap, which is listed in 86 company stacks and 36 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.
We used phonegap best practices to compile and deploy our hybrid to android and ios markets.