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Description

What is Ionic?

Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Built with Sass and optimized for AngularJS.

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 J2ObjC?

J2ObjC is an open-source command-line tool from Google that translates Java code to Objective-C for the iOS (iPhone/iPad) platform. This tool enables Java code to be part of an iOS application's build, as no editing of the generated files is necessary. The goal is to write an app's non-UI code (such as data access, or application logic) in Java, which is then shared by web apps (using GWT), Android apps, and iOS apps.

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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Ionic?
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    What are the cons of using NativeScript?
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    What are the cons of using J2ObjC?
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    Companies

    What companies use Ionic?
    350 companies on StackShare use Ionic
    What companies use NativeScript?
    9 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
    What companies use J2ObjC?
    3 companies on StackShare use J2ObjC

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ionic?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
    What tools integrate with NativeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
    What tools integrate with J2ObjC?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with J2ObjC

    What are some alternatives to Ionic, NativeScript, and J2ObjC?

    • React Native - A framework for building native apps with 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

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