Ionic vs. NativeScript vs. ManifoldJS

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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 ManifoldJS?

manifoldJS takes the meta-data about your site and generates native "hosted" apps. If the platform doesn't support hosted apps, we use Cordova to polyfill it. manifoldJS is based on the latest W3C Manifest working draft.

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    Pricing

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    Companies

    What companies use Ionic?
    353 companies on StackShare use Ionic
    What companies use NativeScript?
    9 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
    What companies use ManifoldJS?
    0 companies on StackShare use ManifoldJS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ionic?
    8 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
    What tools integrate with NativeScript?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
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    What are some alternatives to Ionic, NativeScript, and ManifoldJS?

    • 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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    Latest News

    Tips & Tricks for Ionic on Desktop
    Customizing Ionic Apps for Web & Mobile
    Announcing the Ionic PWA Toolkit Beta
    Announcing NativeScript-Vue 1.0
    Building an Awesome Login Screen with NativeScript
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