IBM Worklight Alternatives

    IBM Worklight is described as 'Worklight helps you build, test, and deploy native, HTML5, and hybrid mobile apps for Android, iOS, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone devices. The free Worklight Developer Edition gives you tools and an app server—in an easy-to-install Eclipse plugin' and is an app in the Development category. There are more than 25 alternatives to IBM Worklight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Android, iPhone, Online / Web-based and Mac. The best alternative is Qt Creator, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like IBM Worklight are Apache Cordova (Free, Open Source), B4X (Freemium), Appcelerator Titanium (Free, Open Source) and WebDGap (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 20, 2020

    1. 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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    2. Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript.
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      • FreemiumProprietary
      • Windows
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      Cross platform development tools for native iOS, Android, desktop and server applications. B4X is a Rapid Application Development (RAD) tool for real world apps. The programming language is a modern version of Visual Basic.
    3. 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

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Online
      • Android
      • Chrome OS
      • Android Tablet
      • Self-Hosted
      WebDGap allows you to convert any website or HTML/CSS/JavaScript web application to a native Windows, Mac, Linux, and Chrome application.

      Discontinued

      This app was discontinued on April 13, 2018.

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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Electron / Atom Shell
      • Node.JS
      Quark is a general purpose software tool specifically designed to help you create projects written in HTML, CSS and JavaScript with native desktop app like capabilities. Quark apps run on Mac, Windows, and Linux from a single codebase.
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    4. HealthKit allows apps that provide health and fitness services to share their data with the new Health app and with each other. A user’s health information is stored in a centralized and secure location and the user decides which data should be shared with your app.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      Sencha Touch allows you to develop mobile web apps that look and feel native on iPhone, Android, and BlackBerry touch devices. Free & open source license available for open source projects.
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    5. Capacitor is a cross-platform app runtime that makes it easy to build web apps that run natively on iOS, Android, and the web. We call these apps "Native Progressive Web Apps" and they represent the next evolution beyond Hybrid apps.
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      • FreemiumOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      Convertigo is a Low code Open source Enterprise Mobility Platform enabling Enterprises to reduce their mobile apps development costs and delivery time by 10 to 50 times.
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