Today, many companies need solutions for different mobile platforms. Native development can be complicated, as each platform requires a different language, environment, and tools. It can be a problem with tight budgets or small teams, in which knowledge may be more limited.
It is advisable to assess different frameworks for these cases since they would considerably reduce time and money for the client or the provider.
This framework has been developed by Google and uses the Dart programming language. Flutter allows you to reuse almost all the code making the entire mobile application development process agile and profitable, facilitating the development of mobile applications that you compile natively for all types of mobile, desktop, and web platforms.
Nowadays, it is the most used Operating System in smartphones since it is a free and easy-to-use tool.
Features of Flutter:
The main benefit of Ionic is that hundreds of default UI elements like forms, filters, action sheets, list views, tab bars, and navigation menus can be used in your layout.
Features of Ionic:
Features of React native:
Many popular applications like Instagram, Facebook Ads Manager, Airbnb have been developed using React Native.
Xamarin is the framework developed by Microsoft, and it is characterized by being open source and free.
Features of Xamarin:
Modern Integrated Development Environment (IDE) - Includes automatic code completion, project and solution management system, project template library, integrated source control, and more.
iOS, Android, and Windows mobile cross-platform compatibility - Apps can be written to share up to 90% of code, dramatically reducing development costs and time-to-market for mobile developers.
Anyone who would like an app developed at a comparably cheap and fast rate suitable for multiple platforms can opt for a hybrid app. On the other hand, Web apps are used when access to native functions is in the background, and you want to focus more on acting platform-independently with the app.
However, native apps stand out in terms of performance, usability, and hardware compatibility. They are suitable for many different app categories, including social networks, entertainment, or navigation applications. If you are interested in a high-quality app in which all hardware functions of the device can be used, which has a high range of functions and offers clear added value, then the choice is more likely to be a native app. Our developers at Hyperlink InfoSystem can assist you with the development of an excellent mobile app.
As we can see, the development of cross-platform mobile applications has multiple possibilities, being a good option for small teams or tight budgets. Depending on our needs and the costs, we can assume these frameworks would be the perfect utility to build applications with lower time and costs. However, it may not be possible to access certain native functionalities of the device depending on the framework used.
Hyperlink InfoSystem has experience developing solutions adapted to mobile devices, which favour accessibility and enable new business models.