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Top 6 Popular Mobile App Development Tools For Android And iOS Developers

January 24, 2017

When application industry grows, developers have to think about porting their developed apps across multiple platforms to gain major portion of users as much as possible.

However, thinking of app development for every platform is insanely required time investment and expertise and knowledge about different programming languages. Fortunately, cross-platform development tools have been released to help iOS and android app development community in developing multiplatform apps solutions.

Top six cross platform tools for developers:

Xamarin 2.0

Xamarin, C# based platform meant for advanced developers, allows them to develop cross-platform apps for iOS and Android users. With Xamarin, developers can execute code over .net framework before compiling, and returns the standard code for android and iOS apps. This makes process of app development easier for developers and allows them to undertake and work on large projects.

PhoneGap

PhoneGap sometimes known as Apache Cordova is among top cross-platform development tools. It allows developers with weaker server side language expertise leverage their front-end experience. It is free and open source development tool for developers that open up an entire plugins library for their use. Though hybrid applications used to struggle unlike native apps, yet developers can make their task easy by keeping their eyes on performance metrics.

Appcelerator

Appcelerator offers a JavaScript API which has many native UI features. With this app development framework, android developers need to code in JavaScript and the framework works inside the native UI elements to aid performance. Developers can avail more features such as BaaS and analytics using Appcelerator.

RhoMobile

This is an integrated framework that uses Ruby to ensure compatibility of apps with multiple platforms. RhoMobile offers development support to the developers and has extra features such as RhoSync and RhoHub. These features provide more value to developers which you can’t expect for RhoMobile’s competitors.

Unity

Android game app development team can use this cross-platform development tool and use UnityScript, Boo, or C#. The graphics engine of Unity is strong enough, targeting a range of APIs to optimize the end user experience.

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It is a framework used by developers to build web apps and avail access to device-level APIs. There are many other tools that can be used for iOS and android app development purposes by developers. You can check online forums to know the reviews about these tools from other developers. If you have any recommendation for mobile development tools, share with us.

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