PhoneGap vs. NativeScript vs. Crosswalk

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Description

What is PhoneGap?

PhoneGap is a web platform that exposes native mobile device apis and data to JavaScript. PhoneGap is a distribution of Apache Cordova. PhoneGap allows you to use standard web technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript for cross-platform development, avoiding each mobile platforms' native development language. Applications execute within wrappers targeted to each platform, and rely on standards-compliant API bindings to access each device's sensors, data, and network status.

What is NativeScript?

NativeScript enables developers to build native apps for iOS, Android and Windows Universal while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms.

What is Crosswalk?

Crosswalk is a web runtime for ambitious HTML5 applications. All the features of a modern browser, deep device integration and an API for adding native extensions

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Cons

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What are the cons of using NativeScript?
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What are the cons of using Crosswalk?
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Companies

What companies use PhoneGap?
119 companies on StackShare use PhoneGap
What companies use NativeScript?
16 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
What companies use Crosswalk?
3 companies on StackShare use Crosswalk

Integrations

What tools integrate with PhoneGap?
5 tools on StackShare integrate with PhoneGap
What tools integrate with NativeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
What tools integrate with Crosswalk?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Crosswalk

What are some alternatives to PhoneGap, NativeScript, and Crosswalk?

  • 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#
  • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

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