While HTML5 and PhoneGap are great solutions for creating iOS and Android apps. Today, we have more options for building dynamic apps for multiple platforms that help us package the code into a deployable app and even provide great features for monetization, analytics and so on.
In this post, I have compiled a list of some resourceful frameworks webmasters can use to build mobile apps efficiently. Let’s check them out.
jQuery Mobile is a great solution for anyone looking to develop a cross-mobile compatible application. The framework supports a wide range of platforms and devices to ensure a seamless performance. It comes packed with a variety of UI that are optimized well to meet the specifications of mobile and touch-enabled devices.
4. Framework 7
Framework 7 is an open-source, HTML based framework which lets you build hybrid mobile apps or web apps with the native touch of iOS. The framework is mainly targeted at building iOS apps using your HTML, CSS, and JS knowledge and also gives tools for prototyping your applications.
5. Sencha Touch
Sencha Touch is yet another popular HTML5 and CSS3 based mobile framework. It lets you build enthralling mobile applications with the touch of animation, APIs, and other components that work in-tune with all the leading browsers and platforms. Sencha Touch is compatible with both Cordova and PhoneGap. Additionally, the framework is awesome in the way it offers a handy collection of beautiful themes to accentuate the look of your iOS, Android, and Windows apps.
Targeted primarily at Chrome OS and Tizen, Jo is a leading web development platform for seasoned webmasters. Jo also features a starter that is based on CSS, thus providing developers with vast opportunities to build and design their apps in the manner most effective. Jo can also be used with Cordova or Phone Gap to develop applications for a variety of mobile platforms.
Junior is a high-end front-end development framework for building HTML5 apps with a native look and feel. It is basically a Zepto plugin which enables you create mobile apps similar to jQT. The framework has to take support from some external libraries to play around some features such as Backbone.js, Flickable.js which helps you create swipe-able slider and for designing UI.
Jqt is a framework which is famous for its ability to empower developers when it comes to extending the functionality of their apps as per their choice. It provides you various tools such as Sass or Compass to modify the look of your app. Apart from this, you can also add transitions, animation effects and so on.
And that’s the round up of some best-of-breed frameworks you can opt for to build and deploy highly interactive apps to multiple platforms