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PhoneGap vs PWA: 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 PWA? User experiences that have the reach of the web. Building a high-quality Progressive Web App has incredible benefits, making it easy to delight your users, grow engagement and increase conversions.It is intended to work on any platform that uses a standards-compliant browser.

PhoneGap and PWA can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.

PhoneGap is an open source tool with 4.15K GitHub stars and 975 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PhoneGap's open source repository on GitHub.

Typeform, Accenture, and WebbyLab are some of the popular companies that use PhoneGap, whereas PWA is used by Clovis, Bitödeme, and Hapticmedia. PhoneGap has a broader approval, being mentioned in 86 company stacks & 36 developers stacks; compared to PWA, which is listed in 7 company stacks and 4 developer stacks.

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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 PWA?

Building a high-quality Progressive Web App has incredible benefits, making it easy to delight your users, grow engagement and increase conversions.It is intended to work on any platform that uses a standards-compliant browser.
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        What are some alternatives to PhoneGap and PWA?
        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.
        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.
        Sencha Touch
        Sencha Touch 2, a high-performance HTML5 mobile application framework, is the cornerstone of the Sencha HTML5 platform. Built for enabling world-class user experiences, Sencha Touch 2 is the only framework that enables developers to build fast and impressive apps that work on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire, and more.
        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 PhoneGap and PWA
        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

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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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        Bitödeme uses PWAPWA

        Bitödeme is a Progressive Web App (PWA)

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