Today, most of the enterprises and companies are looking forward to cross-platform due to its range of features and functionalities that allow developers to generate exceptional quality applications. Different companies can easily opt for multiple cross-platform frameworks to get an ultimate mobile app experience, but they need to make use of a perfect framework that comes with incomparable features.
Why you should choose a cross-platform for Mobile App Development?
Today, many of you will think that why you should opt for cross-platform solution to develop an application. Well, the answer is clear you can use that application in different platforms like iOS, Android, Windows Phone, BlackBerry, Symbian and more. For an example: if you develop an application on iOS platform, then you cannot use that same app on Android platform, so it is better to go for cross-platform solution and save your lots of money.
Specially small and medium-sized companies should go for cross-platform technology as they can expand such application for their customers that they can access from any mobile platform. By providing such application to their customers, they can increase their business as well as sales and got huge reputation in mean-time.
Which cross-platform Frameworks are highly popular?
If you have decided to get an app on cross-platform technology, then which framework you choose to expand your app? It is quite difficult to choose an excellent framework as you would find numerous frameworks on the web like Appcelerator Titanium, PhoneGap, RhoMobile, Snecha Touch, MoSync and more. However, it is not mandatory that each of these frameworks has huge popularity in the market, so you should choose one that works excellently.
Being a highly demanded cross-platform framework, Appcelerator Titanium works excellently when it comes to generate some dynamic applications to run in different mobile platforms. Today, most of the mobile developers are using this framework as it allows developers to expand all types of mobile applications no matter whether you are looking for business app or entertaining app.
To consider its popularity, you can look at this graph that has given a complete image about this framework. We can see the increment in the demand of Titanium framework from past years. However, it is also expected that in near future, the demand of this framework will also increase.
PhoneGap is also a popular cross-platform framework that enables you to create mobile applications using standardized web APIs for the platforms your care about. Based on eminent web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, HTML5 and more, PhoneGap is also widely used by developers worldwide to expand one of the best cross-platform applications.
From past couple of years, this powerful framework has gained lots of attention of people that you can find in below mentioned graph. In this graph, you can see that every year the demand of PhoneGap framework is increasing constantly.
However, this multi graph of Appcelerator Titanium and PhoneGap tell us that PhoneGap is more popular than Titanium as it comes with a complete range of features that make it easy for developers to reuse existing code for developing a same app on another platform. So it is better for developers to go with PhoneGap framework that enables them to expand all types of applications without any hassle.
Maria Brain is an expert author working with a leading mobile application development company ‘Perception System. She has keen interest on writing blogs, content and articles on latest technologies like cross-platform, iOS, Android and more. To get more information about cross-platform and cross-platform development services, send an email at [email protected]!