The 5 Best Hybrid App Development Frameworks
With the soon to release ICONIC creator, there will be a drop and drag functionality to make app development easier.
Mobile Angular UI
This HTML 5 framework uses Bootstrap 3 and its mobile component like sidebars, overlays and switches (that are missing in normal bootstrap) and Angular JS and its module like angular – touch, angular animate and angular route to built a hybrid mobile app.
Bootstrap strips out media query into a separate file while Mobile Angular UI does not have dependency on any JQuery. One needs to include what they need and add Angular JS directives to create a fabulous experience for the user.
Developed by Intel, it is an easy and cross platform application. One needs to download the application that is available for free on Windows, Linux and Mac. To get started there are various templates available that support number of UI frameworks like Topcoat, Bootstrap, Twitter and jQuery.
Along with various useful tools like drag and drop approach one very important tool that it provides is; live preview on the device while the developer is developing. Although unnecessary codes are created, developing with Intel XDK is the easiest.
An open source hybrid application framework that presents an environment to build indigenous apps on several mobile platforms. It is a complete solution that offers everything that is required in one place. In order to get started, the developer needs to download Titanium studio that comes with a variety of code samples. Titanium SDK has been able to work with various platforms’ cloud service and APIs to exercise as app backend. Hardware of the phone is easy to access because of independent APIs.
Titanium uses Alloy, a MVC framework to enable rapid development of mobile apps. Modules created using Alloy are easy to reuse across different apps, hence significantly reducing the development time and the lines of code.
Sencha Touch is HTML 5 framework to create an app across several platforms like Android, IOS and Blackberry. It has been around for a few years now and is the most popular among mobile apps developers too. It provides a native look and feel, maintaining a decent UI and UX across all the platforms; that keeps it ahead of all its competitors. Getting started with Sencha is rather easy, and a little investment of time will get the developer some colourful and good results.
Above are the best HTML 5 mobile apps for development frameworks. There are always new options that are emerging in HTML 5 mobile development that are coming up.