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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 Xamarin?

Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

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?
    348 companies on StackShare use Ionic
    What companies use Xamarin?
    67 companies on StackShare use Xamarin
    What companies use ManifoldJS?
    0 companies on StackShare use ManifoldJS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Ionic?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
    What tools integrate with Xamarin?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Xamarin
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    What are some alternatives to Ionic, Xamarin, and ManifoldJS?

    • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
    • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
    • NativeScript - Build truly native apps with JavaScript

    See all alternatives to Ionic

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