React Native vs. Ionic vs. Web Starter Kit



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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 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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Pros

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Why do developers choose Ionic?
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Why do developers choose Web Starter Kit?
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Cons

What are the cons of using React Native?
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What are the cons of using Ionic?
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What are the cons of using Web Starter Kit?
No Cons submitted yet for Web Starter Kit
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Companies

What companies use React Native?
796 companies on StackShare use React Native
What companies use Ionic?
512 companies on StackShare use Ionic
What companies use Web Starter Kit?
2 companies on StackShare use Web Starter Kit

Integrations

What tools integrate with React Native?
45 tools on StackShare integrate with React Native
What tools integrate with Ionic?
8 tools on StackShare integrate with Ionic
What tools integrate with Web Starter Kit?
1 tools on StackShare integrate with Web Starter Kit

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

  • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
  • 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 React Native

Latest News

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