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Titanium

  • September 11, 2016

Titanium is an extensible and open environment that is used for creating cross platform mobile applications. This includes iOS, Windows, Android and Blackberry. The framework allows you to develop applications in the most flexible way owing to its rapid prototyping. Because of this feature, about 10% of smartphones worldwide run titanium-built applications.

The framework uses Java Script, Python, CSS and HTML for creating the applications. It also uses the standard user interface components such as tables, navigation bars, buttons and dialog boxes. Moreover, it uses standard device functions such as the accelorometer file systems and maps. Titanium allows you to store the data locally and supports the asynchronous module definition and the common Java Script.

Although the titanium framework is very efficient and gives very fast results, it has a few disadvantages. Its access is usually restricted for some components of the mobile operating system. The framework also offers rather limited access to some device resources such as the camera. Therefore, performance may be affected if a developer decides to use many graphics.



React Native

  • September 11, 2016

React Native, an exciting framework under the generation of React which uses the Javascript library for building users interfaces through mobile platforms. It creates writing apps for specific operating systems and also helps in sharing the written codes between the platforms of iOS and Android.

COMPONENTS OF REACT NATIVE: React native uses JSX: Javascript and XML-esque markup. And also React native renders the APIs in both iOS and Android platforms through mobile UI components.

MERITS: React native is a completely mobile friendly app (both iOS and Android). It helps you make apps faster with minimal compiling time. React native is native of intelligent debugging and reporting errors.

It is user friendly, time efficient and energy saver. It helps in huge sharing of knowledge, codes and resources. React Native also reuses the codes on different platforms.

DEMERITS: React Native is still under development and improvement and not completely matured. Miserable debugging during the layer of intersection of the platforms.

USES: Used in Facebook, Instagram and in many more..



Mobile Angular UI

  • September 11, 2016

Mobile Angular UI is an upcoming mobile UI framework which is HTML5-based. It combines the power AngularJs and Bootstrap in developing a very interactive mobile app.

The framework operates just as jQuery Mobile and Sencha Touch. It relies heavily on robust libraries such as overthrow.js and fastclick.js to achieve the best mobile experience. The amazing thing about this framework is that its directives are super-easy to understand and learn when it comes to putting things together.

 

Features of Mobile Angular UI

Some of the distinctive characteristics of this framework include:

1. Use the combo of Bootstrap 3 as well as AngularJs which are very powerful.

2. Excellently styled default controls.

3. It does not have heavy dependencies such as bootstrap.js and jQuery.

4. Provides mobile components not found in Bootstrap.

Benefits of Mobile Angular UI

Mobile Angular UI offers essential mobile components especially the ones which are not found Bootstrap 3. Theses include switches, sidebars, overlays, and scrollable areas. They are positioned on top and bottom of the navbars which never scroll or bounce. By use of Mobile Angular UI, moving from the Desktop to the Mobile and back is possible with less effort since it retains most of the Bootstrap 3-syntax. The retainment is critical in bringing an existing desktop web application to mobile.



Framework 7

  • September 11, 2016

Framework7 is a free, open sourced mobile HTML framework used to develop mobile or web apps with an iOS and Android native look and feel. It allows the user the opportunity and freedom to design to their imagination and with it being focused only on iOS and Google Material design, ensures the best experience alongside simplicity. 

A simple HTML layout and attached framework’s CSS and JS files are needed to start. It doesn’t force you to write custom tags that will be converted to something else and it doesn’t force you to write and describe all your content in JavaScript.

It gives you an easy way to realize the features from the necessary UI elements visualization to complicated animation and touch interactions that the iOS platform is known for. It was designed according to the official Google Material Design specifications that allows pixel perfect features from visual design and colour to effects and interactions. This allows apps to look and feel as if they were made and created with native Material.

It features ready to use UI elements and widgets and JavaScript is not needed for most widgets to have them perform at optimum performance. Everything is simple and easy to customize with all styles being divided by parts into smaller .less files.



Kendo UI

  • September 11, 2016

Kendo UI is one of the mobile app development frameworks that delivers efficiently everything needed to generate a modern web application within a short period.

It easily leverages and combines more than seventy UI components to build a responsive and beautiful app while reducing development time by up to fifty percent.

Kendo UI builds beautiful themes that make an app pop automatically without writing any CSS. This type of UI is suitable to develop web applications that deliver customized experience that fits the users’ screen size on a tablet, phone and desktop.

Kendo UI is easy to learn app development framework because it operates on a common JavaScript language. Kendo UI framework integrates seamlessly with 2.0 Alpha and Angular JS 1.x which enables web developers builds apps in the Angular manner. This flexibility offers a provision for form validation, routing, declarative data binding and several other functionalities. Besides, Kendo UI possesses advanced exporting capabilities that enable easy exportation for documents such as PNG, PDF, and Excel.