Mobile Application Development With HTML5 Mobile Frameworks

HTML5, the undisputed winner in the race for cross platform development to suit all our devices; iPhones, iPads, Android Phones, Android Tablets and all the desktops; adapts the applications to all sizes. The number of these HTML5 based open source frameworks for mobile application development is increasing every day. The responsive and adaptive designs rolled out by these frameworks are purposeful and unbeatable. When a developer uses the libraries, elements and scripts of these fameworks, the apps developed are more efficient and give better user experiences.

The Top 3 Mobile Application Development Frameworks with HTML5




Ionic Framework with AngularJS

The Ionic framework is an open source framework available from Ionic, offering a library of mobile optimized HTML, JS Components and CSS allowing the developers to take the applications to a new level altogather. This framework rolling out highly interactive apps is based on Angular JS.


AngularJS is proclaimed to be HTML enhanced for web apps. Google maintains and promotes AngularJS, an open source web application framework for web applications requiring HTML,CSS and JavaScripts at the client side. It mAngularJSakes development and testing both easier by enhancing the web apps with MVC or model view controller; an architecture for implementing User Interfaces or UI. HTML is the most trustworthy for declaring static documents, but when it comes to declaring dynamic views in web-applications, it is a tough call. AngularJS allows extending of HTML vocabulary to cater to the dynamic views. AngularJS libraries read HTML containing tag attributes and then follow the directives from the tags. The input or output of the page is bound to a model represented by JavaScript variables whose values are manipulated from Static or Dynamic JSON resources. The two way data binding makes it and all the frameworks based on it effective tools for efficiently building client-side web apps.


Sencha Touch


Sencha Touch the HTML5 framework for iOS, Android, Windows Phone and more is open source available freely. It offers smooth sencha-touch-logoscrolling and fluid animations to enable create apps closer to life. Elements like Lists and Crousels make choices and scrolling easier. Sencha boasts of the perfect scrolling mechanisms for the different devices to give the best User Experience. The switch from portrait to landscape and landscape to portrait when the device flips in user’s hands is crisp and clear. Many adaptive layouts can be chosen from its kitty making it possible for the developers to concentrate on other design details.


jQuery Mobile


jQuery Mobile is a pioneer in building responsive websites for mobile applications. The loads of libraries and plugins help the Jquery-mobile-logodevelopers to truly “Write Less, Do More” as the company claims. It is built using JQuery and offers Ajax navigation for extended support to touch, gestures and transitions. The customizable themes helps the developers make the most out of these and easier to design and create the websites and mobile applications. The designs are never biased towards a platform and give a very personal and unique User Experience without being platform specific.


As said earlier, the number of these frameworks are on the rise and keep the HTML5 developer community innovate and experiment.


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