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Apache Cordova Alternatives

Apache Cordova is described as 'set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript' and is a popular android development tool in the development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to Apache Cordova for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and Online / Web-based. The best alternative is WebViewGold. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Android Studio or Flutter. Other great apps like Apache Cordova are WeSetupYourWebViewApp, Qt Creator, React Native and B4X.

Apache Cordova alternatives are mainly Android Development Tools but may also be IDEs or Game Development Tools. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Apache Cordova.
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  • Mac
  • Windows
  • Linux
  • Online

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    WebViewGold

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • iPad

    Convert your websites and web apps into iOS, Android & macOS apps in 60 seconds. No coding required, it just works. App Store and Play Store approval guarantee. Send push notifications & display AdMob ads to monetize your application. It just works.

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    WebViewGold vs Apache Cordova opinions
    Almost everyone thinks WebViewGold is a great alternative to Apache Cordova.

    much easier setup than Cordova

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    best choice when you don't want to struggle with code

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  2. WeSetupYourWebViewApp icon

    WeSetupYourWebViewApp

    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Self-Hosted

    WeSetupYourWebViewApp service will wrap your website or web app into a fullscreen native app for iOS and Android. Up to 2x better performance & enriched with native app components. Get a full refund if Apple or Google rejects your app.

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    WeSetupYourWebViewApp vs Apache Cordova opinions
    Almost everyone thinks WeSetupYourWebViewApp is a great alternative to Apache Cordova.

    no stupid command-line and build issues like Cordova

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  3. Android Studio is the official[7] integrated development environment (IDE) for Google's Android operating system, built on JetBrains' IntelliJ IDEA software and designed specifically for Android development.

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    This alternative is disputed. Android Studio is still a legitimate alternative to Apache Cordova, but it might have issues that some users think are important.
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    Android Studio is a IDE, not a Framework, Apache Cordova is a Framework and work with IDEs as Android Studio

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    The idea of cordova is being Hybrid

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    Cordova is an hybrid framework to build apps for iOS and Android from the same codebase. Android studio is an IDE for Android development

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  4. Qt Creator is a cross-platform C++, JavaScript and QML integrated development environment which is part of the SDK for the Qt Framework.

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    Flutter

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Online
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad
    • Dart

    Flutter makes it easy and fast to build beautiful mobile apps. Flutter is a new mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.

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    React Native

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React.

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    B4X

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows
    • Android
    • iPhone
    • Android Tablet
    • iPad

    Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications.

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    NativeScript

    • FreeOpen Source
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux

    NativeScript lets you develop truly native apps for iOS and Android from a single code base of JavaScript or TypeScript, XML and CSS. NativeScript takes your cross-platform code and translates it into the language that your target platform speaks.

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    Website 2 APK Builder

    • FreemiumProprietary
    • Windows

    Convert your HTML, CSS, JS and all other web content into an Android App within seconds.

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  10. Appcelerator Titanium, offered for free by Appcelerator, lets web developers use web technologies, open source and cloud computing to build native apps for iPhone, Android, Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.

    Discontinued

    On February 2021, Axway announced that Appcelerator Titanium has been discontinued, with support ending on March 1, 2022. All private source code will be made open source by this date. https://www.axway.com/en/appcelerator-end-of-life

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