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Ionic vs Prerender: What are the differences?

What is Ionic? A beautiful front-end framework for developing cross-platform apps with web technologies like Angular and React. Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.

What is Prerender? Allow your javascript apps to be crawled perfectly by search engines. Works for AngularJS, BackboneJS, EmberJS and more. Search engines and social networks are always trying to crawl your pages, but they only see the javascript tags...We render your javascript in a browser, save the static HTML, and you return that to the crawlers!.

Ionic belongs to "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" category of the tech stack, while Prerender can be primarily classified under "SEO for Javascript".

Some of the features offered by Ionic are:

  • Performance obsessed
  • Utilizes Angular and React
  • Native focused

On the other hand, Prerender provides the following key features:

  • Open Source
  • Perfect Cache
  • Blazing Fast

Ionic and Prerender are both open source tools. It seems that Ionic with 38.4K GitHub stars and 13.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Prerender with 5.18K GitHub stars and 765 GitHub forks.

What is Ionic?

Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.

What is Prerender?

Search engines and social networks are always trying to crawl your pages, but they only see the javascript tags...We render your javascript in a browser, save the static HTML, and you return that to the crawlers!
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        What are some alternatives to Ionic and Prerender?
        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.
        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.
        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.
        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.
        Flutter
        Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
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        Reviews of Ionic and Prerender
        Review ofIonicIonic

        great framework,lots of resources,great community,easy to create UI

        How developers use Ionic and Prerender
        Avatar of Kalibrr
        Kalibrr uses PrerenderPrerender

        We make sure that our site is indexable by bots and spiders (such as GoogleBot and Facebook's fetcher) using Prerender, which runs our JS and render and serves the final page to bots that typically don't have JS capabilities.

        Avatar of Pascal Malbranche
        Pascal Malbranche uses IonicIonic

        We use Ionic as it is an awesome framework to build mobile hybrid apps with nativ access. Also Ionic has a nice community!

        Avatar of Christian Bryant
        Christian Bryant uses IonicIonic

        Cross-Platform goodness. I am a noob here...learning how to implement Ionic is on the top of my ToDo's

        Avatar of papaver
        papaver uses IonicIonic

        used on a recent project, an internal custom app developed for both ios and android.

        Avatar of Grupo Gamma Peninsular, SA de CV
        Grupo Gamma Peninsular, SA de CV uses IonicIonic

        Desarrollo de aplicaciones multi-plataforma con HTML5, JavaScript y CSS3

        Avatar of AmericanBibleSociety
        AmericanBibleSociety uses IonicIonic

        We have plans to employ this frontend framework in future apps.

        Avatar of Studio webux
        Studio webux uses PrerenderPrerender

        To create crawlable files

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