NativeScript – open-source framework to develop mobile apps on Apple iOS and Android

NativeScript is an open-source framework to develop mobile apps on the Apple iOS and Android platforms. Write and deploy native mobile apps for iOS and Android from a single codebase. Build truly native mobile apps with Angular, Vue.js, TypeScript, or JavaScript.

Mobile applications built with NativeScript result in fully native apps, which use the same APIs as if they were developed in Xcode or Android Studio

NativeScript is free and open source software.

Features include:

  • Beautiful, accessible, platform-native UI – without WebViews. Define once and let NativeScript adapt to run everywhere, or tailor the UI to specific devices and screens.
  • 100% direct access to all iOS and Android APIs.
  • Native API Reflection – use of reflection to handle native API endpoints. Rather than requiring separate binding layers between NativeScript and each mobile platform API, NativeScript uses reflection to gain information and metadata about the native platform APIs.
  • Use Angular to build cross-platform mobile applications
  • Vue.js framework is supported in NativeScript via the nativescript-vue plugin.
  • Uses the XML data structures representing the cross platform abstraction to trigger platform-specific code that directly interacts with the native elements of the target operating system

Website: nativescript.org
Support:
Developer: Progress and community
License: Apache License 2.0

NativeScript is written in TypeScript, Java, and JavaScript. Learn TypeScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn Java with our recommended free books and free tutorials. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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