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NativeScript vs Weex: What are the differences?

NativeScript: Build truly native apps with JavaScript. 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; Weex: 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.

NativeScript belongs to "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" category of the tech stack, while Weex can be primarily classified under "Mobile UI Frameworks".

NativeScript and Weex are both open source tools. It seems that Weex with 17.5K GitHub stars and 2.16K forks on GitHub has more adoption than NativeScript with 17.2K GitHub stars and 1.28K GitHub forks.

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 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 NativeScript and Weex?
            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.
            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.
            React
            Lots of people use React as the V in MVC. Since React makes no assumptions about the rest of your technology stack, it's easy to try it out on a small feature in an existing project.
            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 ofNativeScriptNativeScript

            It is using the native components to build the UI and offers the best skills reuse story. All you need to know is JS/TS and CSS. Angular 2 is also supported which leads to even more code reuse across web and mobile.This is also the best way to access the native platform APIs directly.

            Review ofNativeScriptNativeScript

            NativeScript allows you to reuse your JS skills to build Native mobile apps without any sacrifices. It takes a bit to learn about all possible features, but each time you discover a new one you can't help but get more and more excited.

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