Top 6 Hybrid Mobile App UI Frameworks

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Hybrid Mobile app UI Frameworks

Mobile app development has the best of both worlds – native apps and web apps. Hybrid apps are gaining popularity among developers as they can code apps only once and then run on any platform with least efforts required for extra coding.

Ionic: Ionic is widely considered as the pioneer of mobile app frameworks. Ionic is based on HTML 5 and it mainly focuses on app performance. It requires no third-party integration with JS library. To make a big interactive app, it can be clubbed with Angular.JS, both frameworks together work very well. Ionic has few reusable HTML classes and a range of inbuilt icons set called Ionicons.

Sencha Touch: Sencha Touch is a mature framework based on HTML5/CSS3. An enterprise targeted framework, Sencha Touch has its own core at ExtJS. It scores highly because of the undeniable fact that you can create high-performance applications with its near native experience.Hybrid Mobile App Development Frameworks

Mobile Angular UI: Angular is pretty much the perfect solution for data binding. Data binding in Angular apps involves the automated synchronization of data amongst the model (or customer input source) and the “view”. When the model changes, the view rejects the change and vice versa. By cutting short multiple steps, Angular is a highly attractive entity.

ReactJS: ReactJS can be an exceptional framework for managing the DOM (Document Object Model), particularly when it comes to handling its huge amount of data. ReactJS works by generating a virtual DOM in JavaScript that is an intermediate representation of one’s DOM. Because of this representation, it becomes much easier to decide which elements to change in the DOM and which one to be kept in the final version.

PhoneGap: PhoneGap is one of the most widely used frameworks, based upon Cordova. It comes with the set of APIs that can connect to a mobile’s general inbuilt functions like camera, location, contacts etc. PhoneGap community also has an incredible support team.

Famo.us: Like PhoneGap but consumes lesser resources, as it uses lightweight JavaScript to stop performance issues on HTML5. This latest kid on the block focuses more on graphics and can be used for more complex, graphic-rich applications that concentrate on rendering 2D, 3D graphics, game related animations and other things of that sort. This framework is especially used for hybrid mobile development and not for web-based applications. It can be utilized with AngularJS too.