NativeScript vs. ManifoldJS vs. JUniversal



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Description

What is 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.

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.

What is JUniversal?

The vision of JUniversal came from some guys at Nokia who possess considerable expertise both in Java and in building cross-platform apps. They built this tool to provide an elegant way to translate source code and make it useful across multiple platforms. JUniversal offers you the freedom to write your shared code in Java and then translate it to C# (available now) or to C++/Objective C++ (coming soon). You can also combine JUniversal with Google’s j2objc translator to translate Java to Objective-C for iOS.

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Pros

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Cons

What are the cons of using NativeScript?
No Cons submitted yet for NativeScript
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What are the cons of using JUniversal?
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Pricing

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Companies

What companies use NativeScript?
16 companies on StackShare use NativeScript
What companies use ManifoldJS?
0 companies on StackShare use ManifoldJS
What companies use JUniversal?
1 companies on StackShare use JUniversal

Integrations

What tools integrate with NativeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript
No integrations listed yet
What tools integrate with JUniversal?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with JUniversal

What are some alternatives to NativeScript, ManifoldJS, and JUniversal?

  • 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.
  • Xamarin - Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#
  • Apache Cordova - Platform for building native mobile applications using HTML, CSS and JavaScript

See all alternatives to NativeScript

Latest News

Announcing NativeScript-Vue 1.0
Building an Awesome Login Screen with NativeScript
A New Way to Learn NativeScript Layouts


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