React Native vs. NativeScript vs. Framework7

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What is React Native?

React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.

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 Framework7?

Framework7 - is a free and open source mobile HTML framework to develop hybrid mobile apps or web apps with iOS native look and feel. All you need to make it work is a simple HTML layout and attached framework's CSS and JS files! Framework7 doesn't force you to write some custom tags that will be converted by JavaScript to something else.

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Why do developers choose React Native?
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Why do developers choose NativeScript?
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Why do developers choose Framework7?
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What are the cons of using React Native?
Downsides of React Native?

What are the cons of using NativeScript?
No Cons submitted yet for NativeScript
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What are the cons of using Framework7?
No Cons submitted yet for Framework7
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How much does React Native cost?
How much does NativeScript cost?
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What companies use React Native?
843 companies on StackShare use React Native
What companies use NativeScript?
16 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
What companies use Framework7?
1 companies on StackShare use Framework7
What tools integrate with React Native?
46 tools on StackShare integrate with React Native
What tools integrate with NativeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
No integrations listed yet

What are some alternatives to React Native, NativeScript, and Framework7?

  • Ionic - A beautiful front-end framework for developing cross-platform apps with web technologies like Angular and React.
  • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
  • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

See all alternatives to React Native

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