Xamarin vs. J2ObjC vs. ManifoldJS

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Description

What is 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.

What is J2ObjC?

J2ObjC is an open-source command-line tool from Google that translates Java code to Objective-C for the iOS (iPhone/iPad) platform. This tool enables Java code to be part of an iOS application's build, as no editing of the generated files is necessary. The goal is to write an app's non-UI code (such as data access, or application logic) in Java, which is then shared by web apps (using GWT), Android apps, and iOS apps.

What is ManifoldJS?

manifoldJS takes the meta-data about your site and generates native "hosted" apps. If the platform doesn't support hosted apps, we use Cordova to polyfill it. manifoldJS is based on the latest W3C Manifest working draft.

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Why do developers choose Xamarin?
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    Why do developers choose J2ObjC?
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    Why do developers choose ManifoldJS?
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    Cons

    What are the cons of using Xamarin?
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    What are the cons of using J2ObjC?
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    What are the cons of using ManifoldJS?
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    Pricing

    How much does Xamarin cost?
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    How much does J2ObjC cost?
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    Companies

    What companies use Xamarin?
    67 companies on StackShare use Xamarin
    What companies use J2ObjC?
    3 companies on StackShare use J2ObjC
    What companies use ManifoldJS?
    0 companies on StackShare use ManifoldJS

    Integrations

    What tools integrate with Xamarin?
    7 tools on StackShare integrate with Xamarin
    What tools integrate with J2ObjC?
    2 tools on StackShare integrate with J2ObjC
    No integrations listed yet

    What are some alternatives to Xamarin, J2ObjC, and ManifoldJS?

    • React Native - A framework for building native apps with React
    • Ionic - A beautiful front-end framework for developing hybrid mobile apps in HTML5. Best friends with AngularJS.
    • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript
    • PhoneGap - Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

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