Ionic vs. PhoneGap vs. Web Starter Kit

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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 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 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

345 Companies Using Ionic
86 Companies Using PhoneGap
2 Companies Using Web Starter Kit

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

  • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
  • 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

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Latest News

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


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