Top Three Cross Platform Mobile Development Tools
Based on a report compiled by Vision Mobile, “[New report] Cross-Platform Developer Tools 2012“, Vandelay Design has published a blog post highlighting the top 3 cross platform development tools in their “Cross Platform Mobile Application Development Tools: Bridging The Platform Divide“.
The three tools are :
- Phone Gap
- Sencha Touch
Phone Gap and Sencha Touch are HTML5 based, while Xamarin is .NET based.
Mobile Platform supported by Phone Gap are iOS, Android, WebOS, Windows Phone, Symbian and BlackBerry.
While Sencha Touch supports BlackBerry, Android, Kindle and iOS.
Xamarin supports a wider range: iOS, Android, Windows Phone, OS X, Unix, Solaris, and few game consoles.
It is very interesting to note that, naturally, iOS and Android are supported by all three and the fact that HTML5 based tools are top of the chart.
With mobile platform overtaking the desktop platform, this information is definitey valuable for us, web develovers.