Mobile Applications are proved much faster in reaching out to the targeted audience and consequently business enterprises are nowadays more enthusiastic about mobile applications than the websites on the desktop computer. While this development has made the mobile app industry busier as well as more vibrant the industry as a whole is now passing through a very complex phase. Proper framework, an effective platform and the right development strategy are vital for the success of any mobile app developing company.
The business enterprises are now implementing their strategy in a way which is different from the traditional ways of implementation of strategy. The framework has already become more prominent and considered as the most important factor in the conversion of Android app into iOS app as well as iOS app in to Android.
The availability of the best frameworks has led to the sudden increase in cross-platform app development and in recent years more and more new programming languages were introduced for both the Operating Systems – Android and iOS. This article is about 10 mobile app development frameworks that will be the most important tools for app developers in 2019.
React Native Mobile Application
The prominent social media platform Facebook launched ‘React Native’, one of the widely accepted cross-platform frameworks. This app development framework was introduced in the year 2013 and even now it is a favorite framework of mobile app developers.
App developers can develop proper apps for Windows, iOS and Android using the Xamarin framework, provided they can manage C# codebase. Xamarin is from Microsoft.
Xamarin is a platform for app development that supports multiple cross-platform smartphone applications. It is mainly dependent on the C# language that is familiar with programmers who are into Xamarin App Development. This particular platform has support for the popular Android as well as the iOS operating systems. It is a subsidiary of the Microsoft company and is very popular in the app development business.
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The new mobappile devices are supported by Ionic. The HTML5 element which is present in the combination facilitates building hybrid apps. Ionic is of immense use in developing progressive web applications and also functions exceedingly well with PhoneGap and Cordova and also Angular which is one of the most powerful software development kits.
Flutter is a widely-used framework for developing cross-platform and the language used is Dart. This open-source mobile application SDK was introduced by Google and this framework is ideal for developing hybrid apps.
Visuals are developed using Skia which is 2D rendering engine. The visuals developed by Flutter have close resemblance to Material Design as well as Cupertino. It is very easy to test a project in Flutter because in case of a mistake one need not restart the project.
The framework Adobe Phone Gap is known for its unmatched performance and apart from that while using this framework the app developers have freedom from hardware restrictions. This framework can be used to develop apps not only for Android and iOS but for all the major operating systems.
This framework is based on HTML5 and with a single code version this framework can run across various devices. This framework is supported by almost all types of operating systems including Blackberry Mac OS, Firefox, Kindle and Windows.
This framework version can be downloaded in two variants – a customized framework as well as the stable version. JQuery makes app development faster with the help of plugins and this framework is becoming more popular and as a result the demand for this framework is also increasing.
Corona SDK is supported by the light-weight programming language Lua. App developers prefer this programming language since it is easy to use and also ensures speed and flexibility.
When compared to the other mobile app development frameworks, Corona SDK is ten times faster. This is a free framework and supports Windows as well as Mac operating systems. Mobile app developers opt for this framework because this will enable them to code at a great speed without compromising on the quality of the app.
This mobile app development framework is widely used for developing interactive apps for all types of devices. Using this framework, meaningful apps with plugins can be developed. This is a cross-platform mobile app development framework.
This framework also makes it easier to test, debug and emulate the app. Futuristic technologies like IoT and framework such as Node.js are also supported by Intel XDK. App developers who use this framework can have live preview of their project in case they want to make some changes.
As far as development of hybrid apps is concerned Native Scripts is among the frontline frameworks. This framework is supported by the Bulgarian company Telerik. The apps that are using this framework use APIs similar to Xcode and Android Studio. The official website of this framework provides tutorials also.
This framework will implement Bootstrap and Angular framework in combination. It will simplify the app development process and the developers can create the apps using HTML5. This 100% free framework also enables mobile app developers to use fastclick.js as well as overthrow.js thereby ensuring seamless user experience.
For development as well as creation of mobile apps and web applications, frameworks are the most significant tools. The requirements vary with each app development project and hence it is all the more important to select the most suitable framework after considering all the important aspects.
Among the numerous frameworks that are expected to emerge during the year 2019, the ten app development frameworks listed above are sure to find places in the lists of preferred mobile application development frameworks prepared by mobile app developers.