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Ionic vs PWA: What are the differences?

Developers describe Ionic as "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. On the other hand, PWA is detailed as "User experiences that have the reach of the web". Building a high-quality Progressive Web App has incredible benefits, making it easy to delight your users, grow engagement and increase conversions.It is intended to work on any platform that uses a standards-compliant browser.

Ionic and PWA can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.

Ionic is an open source tool with 38.5K GitHub stars and 13.1K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Ionic's open source repository on GitHub.

Accenture, Sellsuki, and Zenefits are some of the popular companies that use Ionic, whereas PWA is used by Clovis, Bitödeme, and Hapticmedia. Ionic has a broader approval, being mentioned in 393 company stacks & 361 developers stacks; compared to PWA, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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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 PWA?

Building a high-quality Progressive Web App has incredible benefits, making it easy to delight your users, grow engagement and increase conversions.It is intended to work on any platform that uses a standards-compliant browser.
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        What are some alternatives to Ionic and PWA?
        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.
        Apache Cordova
        Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with a UI framework such as jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile or Sencha Touch, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
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        Review ofIonicIonic

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

        How developers use Ionic and PWA
        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.

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        Bitödeme uses PWAPWA

        Bitödeme is a Progressive Web App (PWA)

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