PhoneGap vs. Framework7 vs. Web Starter Kit

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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 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.

What is Web Starter Kit?

Web Starter Kit is a starting point for multi-screen web development. It encompasses opinionated recommendations on boilerplate and tooling for building an experience that works great across multiple devices. We help you stay productive and aligned with the best practices outlined in Google's Web Fundamentals.

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    Companies

    What companies use PhoneGap?
    85 companies on StackShare use PhoneGap
    What companies use Framework7?
    1 companies on StackShare use Framework7
    What companies use Web Starter Kit?
    2 companies on StackShare use Web Starter Kit

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with PhoneGap?
    5 tools on StackShare integrate with PhoneGap
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    What tools integrate with Web Starter Kit?
    1 tools on StackShare integrate with Web Starter Kit

    What are some alternatives to PhoneGap, Framework7, and Web Starter Kit?

    • 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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