JUniversal vs DoneJS: What are the differences?
JUniversal and DoneJS can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by JUniversal are:
- OAuth (based on Scribe)
- Unit testing (JUnit)
On the other hand, DoneJS provides the following key features:
- Supports All Browsers
- Server Side Rendered (Isomorphic)
- Progressive Loading
JUniversal is an open source tool with 132 GitHub stars and 22 GitHub forks. Here's a link to JUniversal's open source repository on GitHub.
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Comment from HackerNews (https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=8998736)
This is how Google Inbox and Google Spreadsheets works. See the slides from my recently produced GWT Create Session (http://t.co/ZvoaHxCoZT). J2ObjC slide deck here (https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1mW_Plm5jAygELf7qjVK7...) Videos of the conference will be online soon.
Prior to that, some 20% Googlers also produced the PlayN library (https://github.com/threerings/playn) This was taken over by Michael Bayne who added an iOS backend by Bytecode -> IKVM -> Mono conversion. I beleive j2objc and RoboVM backends exist now as well.
The major benefit of the j2objc approach is the avoidance of GC in favor of ARC, the conversion of message-sends into C-method calls when possible, and integration with existing iOS toolchain.
When we started, it seemed like an iffy idea, but after developing a product delivered to millions of users on a high volume site (gmail) that has 70% code sharing, and being able to simultaneously develop, test, and deploy across the platforms reasonably efficiently, a lot of skeptics have become converts to the concept.