Xamarin vs. NativeScript



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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 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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Pros

Why do developers choose Xamarin?
Why do you like Xamarin?

Why do developers choose NativeScript?
Why do you like NativeScript?

Cons

What are the cons of using Xamarin?
Downsides of Xamarin?

What are the cons of using NativeScript?
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Downsides of NativeScript?

Pricing

How much does Xamarin cost?
Xamarin Pricing
How much does NativeScript cost?

Companies

What companies use Xamarin?
100 companies on StackShare use Xamarin
What companies use NativeScript?
16 companies on StackShare use NativeScript

Integrations

What tools integrate with Xamarin?
7 tools on StackShare integrate with Xamarin
What tools integrate with NativeScript?
2 tools on StackShare integrate with NativeScript

What are some alternatives to Xamarin and NativeScript?

  • 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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