Top cross-platform mobile applications development tools

Read this article to find top cross platform mobile applications development tools.

Most of us are using smart phones that runs on different platforms like Android, iOS, Windows or Blackberry. While developing a mobile application we want our application to be run on every mobile phone, without the boundaries of platform that they run on. This may help us to reach more audience or to earn more money and credibility by putting our application for every platform that existed today. Today there five main platforms that are used for smart phones as: iOS, Windows, Android, Blackberry. Here is the list of tools/software that will help you to create cross-platform mobile applications.

1. PhoneGap :

PhoneGap is open source mobile framework that can be used to develop applications to rum on platforms like iPhone, iPad, iTouch, Palm, Blackberry, Symbian and Android also. This framework is award winner at Web 2.0 Expo San Francisco in 2009. It uses Javascript and HTMl to develop web based applications. You can develop really good applications that can use GPS, Camera, Sound of the end users mobile.

2. WidgetPad :

It uses web programming languages like CSS3, Javascript and HTML5 to develop cross platform mobile applications. This framework can be used to develop applications for iOS, Web OS and Android. It has lots of features like source code management, project management, versioning and distribution also.

3. RhoMobile :

RhoMobile uses Ruby based framework that can be used to develop applications for various mobile platforms and operating systems. This software can be used to develop native applications for and other operating systems also. The great feature of RhoMobile software is that if you have coded your software for one environment then it has ability to change the code to run on other platforms and environments.

4. Corona :

Corona supports development of application for two most used smart phone and tablet operating systems : Android and iOS. The application developed with Corona are said to be support for high graphics and even the application can be built in minimum coding. The application developed with Corona doesn't require that much space on disk; hence it is very good for developing mobile applications that saves your memory space available. Applications developed with Corona are compatible with almost every feature on your phone like Camera, gyroscope, Sound, Accelorometere etc.

5. Appcelrator :

Appcelrator uses programming languages like PHP, Ruby, HTML, Pythin, Javascript to allow developer to develop applications for mobile platfroms and computer OS also. Appcelrator also provides about 300 APIs for application developers. Appcelrator is most used cross platform application development tool by developers, perhaps due to its customizing options ans great features of hosting applications also.

These are the top five tools to develop cross-platform applications. These tools are very helpful in today's world as if we want to earn money or credibility among users then our application or game must supports these platforms and these tools have made it very easy. Moreover many companies are also developing there own applications for use of either their customers or employee, these tools will fulfill the need of such applications.


Guest Author: PhoneGap Development20 Nov 2014

Nice information about the tools for developing cross platform mobile apps.This will help us to reach more audience by putting the application for every platform that existed today.

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