React Native vs. Ionic vs. PhoneGap

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Description

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 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 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.

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Companies

478 Companies Using React Native
345 Companies Using Ionic
86 Companies Using PhoneGap

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What are some alternatives to React Native, Ionic, and PhoneGap?

  • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
  • NativeScript - Build truly native apps with JavaScript
  • Expo - Making React Native Easier

See all alternatives to React Native

Latest News

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Using Native Driver for Animated
Tips & Tricks for Ionic on Desktop
Customizing Ionic Apps for Web & Mobile
Announcing the Ionic PWA Toolkit Beta


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