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PhoneGap vs JUCE: What are the differences?

What is PhoneGap? Easilily create mobile apps using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. 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.

What is JUCE? Deliver music applications on all main platforms, with high performances and professional tools. It is a C++ framework for low-latency applications, with cross-platform GUI libraries to get your apps running on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android.

PhoneGap can be classified as a tool in the "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" category, while JUCE is grouped under "Cross-Platform Desktop Development".

Some of the features offered by PhoneGap are:

  • Android
  • Blackberry
  • iOS

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

  • For desktop and mobile
  • Building powerful and complex applications
  • User Interface & Graphics

PhoneGap and JUCE are both open source tools. PhoneGap with 4.14K GitHub stars and 972 forks on GitHub appears to be more popular than JUCE with 1.66K GitHub stars and 682 GitHub forks.

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Pros of JUCE
Pros of PhoneGap
  • 3
    Cross platform
  • 2
    Fast
  • 1
    Pure C++ code
  • 1
    Open Source
  • 1
    Performance
  • 1
    Nice GUI
  • 46
    Javascript
  • 13
    Backed by Adobe
  • 11
    Free
  • 9
    Easy and developer friendly
  • 6
    Support more platforms
  • 3
    It's javascript, html, and css
  • 2
    Common code base across all mobile platform
  • 1
    Not bound to specific framework
  • 1
    Powerful Framework
  • 1
    Runs on mobile browser
  • 1
    Similar UI across all platform
  • 0
    Free easy fast and not buggy in my experience

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Cons of JUCE
Cons of PhoneGap
  • 2
    Free Edition has Made with Juce
  • 2
    Never as good as a native app
  • 1
    Created for web pages, not for complex Apps
  • 1
    Poor user experience
  • 1
    Not build for high performance
  • 1
    Hard to see

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What is JUCE?

It is a C++ framework for low-latency applications, with cross-platform GUI libraries to get your apps running on Mac OS X, Windows, Linux, iOS and Android.

What is 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.

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    What are some alternatives to JUCE and PhoneGap?
    Qt
    Qt, a leading cross-platform application and UI framework. With Qt, you can develop applications once and deploy to leading desktop, embedded & mobile targets.
    Faust
    It is a stream processing library, porting the ideas from Kafka Streams to Python. It provides both stream processing and event processing, sharing similarity with tools such as Kafka Streams, Apache Spark/Storm/Samza/Flink.
    T3
    T3 is different than most JavaScript frameworks. It's meant to be a small piece of an overall architecture that allows you to build scalable client-side code. T3 is explicitly not an MVC framework. It's a framework that allows the creation of loosely-coupled components while letting you decide what other pieces you need for your web application. You can use T3 with other frameworks like Backbone or React, or you can use T3 by itself.
    AudioKit
    We made AudioKit open-source because we believe that clear, powerful audio development is best developed and maintained through a large, active base of developers and users. Our core code, tests, examples, and website are all available for contributions.
    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.
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    How developers use JUCE and PhoneGap
    Avatar of Trading Log
    Trading Log uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

    We used phonegap best practices to compile and deploy our hybrid to android and ios markets.

    Avatar of William Baker
    William Baker uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

    To release the JavaScript game Whack-A-Mol http://www.ethertear.com/apps.html

    Avatar of Smileupps
    Smileupps uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

    to let web apps benefit of native device features

    Avatar of Eyal El.
    Eyal El. uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

    Our Apps are wrapped with PhoneGap 7 & 8

    How much does JUCE cost?
    How much does PhoneGap cost?
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