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Ionic vs Weex: 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, Weex is detailed as "A framework for building Mobile cross-platform UI". Weex renders code in native widgets in Android & iOS and helps preserve the quality of user experience on critical platforms.

Ionic and Weex are primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" and "Mobile UI Frameworks" tools respectively.

Ionic and Weex are both open source tools. It seems that Ionic with 38.5K GitHub stars and 13.1K forks on GitHub has more adoption than Weex with 17.5K GitHub stars and 2.16K 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 Weex?

Weex renders code in native widgets in Android & iOS and helps preserve the quality of user experience on critical platforms.
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          What are some alternatives to Ionic and Weex?
          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 Weex
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          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

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          AmericanBibleSociety uses IonicIonic

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

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