PhoneGap vs Xamarin: What are the differences?
PhoneGap and Xamarin can be categorized as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by PhoneGap are:
On the other hand, Xamarin provides the following key features:
- Cross-platform development- Thinking about supporting iOS, Android, Mac and Windows? Xamarin allows you to write it all in C#.
- Reuse existing code- Use your favorite .NET libraries in Xamarin apps. Easily use third-party native libraries and frameworks.
- Discover as you type- Explore APIs as you type with code autocompletion.
PhoneGap is an open source tool with 4.15K GitHub stars and 974 GitHub forks. Here's a link to PhoneGap's open source repository on GitHub.
Rdio, Olo, and Rumble are some of the popular companies that use Xamarin, whereas PhoneGap is used by Infoshare, Binary.com, and StreetHub. Xamarin has a broader approval, being mentioned in 74 company stacks & 65 developers stacks; compared to PhoneGap, which is listed in 86 company stacks and 34 developer stacks.
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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
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!
Self taught : acquired knowledge or skill on one's own initiative. Platform: OSX 10.8 or later. Mac computer user.
We used phonegap best practices to compile and deploy our hybrid to android and ios markets.
Build & ship OS X & iOS apps from Visual Studio on Windows. Requires paid team license.