Top 6 Mobile Application Development Frameworks
Mobile application development is the process by
which software is created for handheld devices. This article focuses
on tools which help developers create applications for mobile phones.
The purpose of application frameworks and libraries
is to enable developers to spend their time on the creative and
interesting part of development, alleviating the repetitive overhead
associated with common development patterns.
A multiple mobile application framework is software
that helps developers to create phone applications that are written as
embedded dynamic websites and also make use of native phone
The leading mobile platforms are Android, iOS,
Windows Mobile, Blackberry, Symbian, and Palm WebOS (formerly HP
webOS). The platforms support application binaries
as found on personal computers with code which executes in the native
machine format of the processor. With the diversity of mobile
platforms, the mobile developer needs help in creating and managing
versions for different platforms. Step forward a mobile
application framework that supports multiple mobile platforms, allowing
developers to apply their skills to create native applications for
These platforms have an integrated development environment
(IDE) which offers tools to help developers write, test and deploy
To provide an insight into the quality of software that
is available, we have compiled a list of 6 high quality open source
mobile application development frameworks that offer an excellent way
to develop mobile apps.
Now, let's explore the 6 development frameworks at hand.
For each title we have compiled its own portal page, a full
description with an in-depth analysis of its features, together with
links to relevant resources and reviews.
for developing mobile, tablet and desktop applications
||Uses a Model-View-Controller pattern for building
Web application framework
||Statically typed language targeting mobile phones
web app framework based on HTML5
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