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Crosswalk vs Sencha Touch: What are the differences?

What is Crosswalk? 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.

What is Sencha Touch? The leading mobile web app framework based on HTML5 for amazing mobile apps. 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.

Crosswalk and Sencha Touch can be primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.

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, Sencha Touch provides the following key features:

  • Built on HTML5 Technology- Sencha Touch 2, a high-performance HTML5 mobile application framework, is the cornerstone of the Sencha HTML5 platform.
  • Smoother Scrolling and Animations- Sencha Touch 2 provides a user experience unparalleled in HTML5. Fluid Adaptive Layouts- Sencha Touch’s novel layout engine leverages HTML5 in powerful ways to let developers build complex applications that respond, load, and layout in a snap.
  • Navigation View- The new Navigation View component makes it easy to make applications that feature beautiful animated transitions between screens as well as providing automatic back button management.

Crosswalk is an open source tool with 2.17K GitHub stars and 569 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Crosswalk's open source repository on GitHub.

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Pros of Crosswalk
Pros of Sencha Touch
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    Essential for Android hybrid apps
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    Improved performance
  • 1
    Hybrid desktop apps
  • 1
    New Modern Cordova
  • 1
    Pretty decent solution to Android WebView issues
  • 8
    Structured code
  • 5
    Mvc
  • 5
    PhoneGap intergation
  • 3
    Customised Component
  • 2
    Rich Charting Components
  • 2
    Mobile oriented theme
  • 2
    Easy Data Binding
  • 1
    Open source

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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

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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