Crosswalk vs NativeScript-Vue: What are the differences?
Developers describe Crosswalk as "Replace Android’s default WebView with Crosswalk, a predictable web runtime for developing powerful Android and Cordova apps". 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. On the other hand, NativeScript-Vue is detailed as "Truly native apps using Vue.js and NativeScript". It is a NativeScript plugin which allows you to use Vue.js to craft your mobile application. It aims to have a syntax that you are used to from Vue.js.
Crosswalk and NativeScript-Vue belong to "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" category of the tech stack.
Some of the features offered by Crosswalk are:
- Develop around device fragmentation
- Provide a feature rich experience on all Android 4.x devices
- Easily debug with Chrome DevTools
On the other hand, NativeScript-Vue provides the following key features:
- Easy to get started with, it is a single dependency that you can install through npm
- Aims to have a syntax that you are used to from Vue.js
- Rapid workflow
Crosswalk is an open source tool with 2.2K GitHub stars and 590 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Crosswalk's open source repository on GitHub.