If you are a technology fan, then you must have noticed some new smartphones, tablets, and many other interesting gadgets coming out every month. More the tech-tools with different sizes and software platforms, more are the software applications built for them.
Five years back, who knew that ordering food would be a matter of few taps, writing a document in Word won’t require you to open the laptop, and finding a space on rent wouldn’t call for hopping the entire day. Definitely, an ease has been brought up by the mobile devices and apps that are developed for them.
When it comes to the popular app development platforms, Android and iOS are two dominant players. To reach the targeted users, it is important to prioritize app development for both the platforms. However, this, in some scenarios have got few limitations like development cost for two apps, which platform to choose first for development etc.
Overcoming these restrictions, a number of startups and businesses are opting for cross platform development. This development model is not only reducing the time to receive the output but is also cost-efficient and enables launching an app for both the platforms simultaneously.
All things considered, a number of app development tools and platforms have evolved in the market. These tools are helping developers to build mobile apps for multiple platforms at a time, making way for simplified app development. Let’s take a look at some of the popular and efficient technologies for cross platform app development in 2017.
Xamarin has a set of tools to build Android and iOS apps in C#, which includes Xamarin Studio, an add-in for Visual Studio, Xamarin.Android, and Xamarin.iOS. According to Xamarin, their products for app development is being used by 1.4 million developers, in 120 countries (as of April 2017).
3. React Native
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4. PhoneGap (Apache Cordova)
5. Titanium Appcelerator
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Every development model has got its benefits over another. While native apps render an unmatched look and feel, seamless element transitions, efficient performance, and more, developing a cross platform app using hybrid app development model proves to be cost-efficient, open ways to reach the market earlier, and target multiple platforms simultaneously. If you think that abilities of a hybrid app suits your next app development project, then do check our our cross platform app development services.