The Top 4 UI Frameworks to Build Hybrid Apps
The App Market is going berserk right now. With every Tom, Dick and Harry developing an App out there, it takes skill to come up with a great App. And while you’re at it, we wouldn’t want you to spend time looking around for a suitable UI Framework.
So, by writing a single application, you can have it run on Android, iOS and Windows – mostly unmodified.
A senior among the various mobile frameworks in the market today, jQuery Mobile is your best fit if you are trying to create an app with the widest possible reach. Apps built on this platform work and sync equally well across literally all mobile browsers. And this includes Symbian, Blackberry and Windows Phone versions. Super lightweight and easy to learn, it depends solely on jQuery and offers great support. While the PhoneGap/Cordova builder is not included, it is supported.
2. Framework 7
3. Onsen UI
The Onsen UI is quite the superstar among UIs. It is open source, allows developers to mix and match native looking components to build apps, quite simple to use, offers superb documentation and can work with or without AngularJS. You can go through a series of examples and layouts for common app structures. Lookout for the Material Design support in the next version.
The first choice among most developers. We have put it at the end of the list, saving the best for the last. Pair it with AngularJS and you will have sheer magic on your finger tips. You can even use the CSS portion to create native looking designs. Use the command-line interface and get thrilled with the integrated emulators and much much more!