ManifoldJS vs PhoneGap vs Xamarin

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ManifoldJS
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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 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.

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.
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          What are some alternatives to ManifoldJS, PhoneGap, and Xamarin?
          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.
          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.
          Flutter
          Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
          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.
          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.
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          Review ofXamarinXamarin

          I'm working in Huge company and I'm in charge to choose the cross-platform environment to develop Mobile application for all our services. I choose Xamarin but because the error i get everytime in Visual Studio, I want to leave it and recommand another solution. In fact that's why I'm here.

          Weird, Install VS2017 with Xamarin on a new PC Create a new app GOT ERRORS.....!!!!!

          Thank you for considering this

          How developers use ManifoldJS, PhoneGap, and Xamarin
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          Foundbite uses XamarinXamarin

          Xamarin enables us to develop for 3 platforms (iOS, Android and Windows Phone) with one core codebase coded in C#. Xamarin has allowed us to release an app on all three platforms and develop them simultaneously - not bad for a team of 2!

          Avatar of Ana Phi Sancho
          Ana Phi Sancho uses XamarinXamarin

          Self taught : acquired knowledge or skill on one's own initiative. Platform: OSX 10.8 or later. Mac computer user.

          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 Robert Brown
          Robert Brown uses XamarinXamarin

          Build & ship OS X & iOS apps from Visual Studio on Windows. Requires paid team license.

          Avatar of William Baker
          William Baker uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

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

          Avatar of Daniel Kovacs
          Daniel Kovacs uses XamarinXamarin

          Mobile app development with PCL and Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.

          Avatar of Olo
          Olo uses XamarinXamarin

          Cross platform, white labelled native mobile apps

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          Smileupps uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

          to let web apps benefit of native device features

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          Eyal El. uses PhoneGapPhoneGap

          Our Apps are wrapped with PhoneGap 7 & 8

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