Xamarin vs. Apache Cordova vs. Sencha Touch



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Description

What is Xamarin?

Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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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Pros

Why do developers choose Xamarin?
Why do you like Xamarin?

Why do developers choose Apache Cordova?
Why do you like Apache Cordova?

Why do developers choose Sencha Touch?
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Cons

What are the cons of using Xamarin?
Downsides of Xamarin?

What are the cons of using Apache Cordova?
No Cons submitted yet for Apache Cordova
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What are the cons of using Sencha Touch?
No Cons submitted yet for Sencha Touch
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Pricing

How much does Xamarin cost?
Xamarin Pricing
How much does Apache Cordova cost?
How much does Sencha Touch cost?

Companies

What companies use Xamarin?
99 companies on StackShare use Xamarin
What companies use Apache Cordova?
129 companies on StackShare use Apache Cordova
What companies use Sencha Touch?
7 companies on StackShare use Sencha Touch

Integrations

What tools integrate with Xamarin?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Xamarin
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 Xamarin, Apache Cordova, and Sencha Touch?

  • 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.
  • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
  • NativeScript - Build truly native apps with JavaScript

See all alternatives to Xamarin

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