Getting Started With Cross-Platform Mobile Application Development Frameworks
There are different mobile platforms available including iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry, Symbian and Windows Mobile and cross-platform mobile framework like Rhodes, Titanium, PhoneGap, and many more provide custom development services like intuitive user interface of the App for each platform to provide rich experience to a native application. Here is a collection of cross-platform framework recommended for developing powerful and useful mobile web applications.
Rhomobile’s Rhodes is an open source MVC framework written in Ruby that allows for development of native apps for multiple operating systems including iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry and Symbian. The framework adopts a Model driven Approach that lets users to write code once using HTML/Ruby and publish it many times that helps businesses to build rapid apps for major smartphones and ensure cost reduction. RhoMobile offers RhoHub, a hosted development environment, and RhoSync, a standalone server, that is optimized to automatic synchronization of backend enterprise app data to the mobile device and takes advantage of hardware, including GPS, PIM contacts and camera. Rhodes platform is an innovative and quick solution that provides real-time business benefits for end-users in Rhodes Mobile development.
SproutCore Touch is MVC based framework for developing HTML5 web applications that runs on iPad and desktop computers that includes complete support for touch events and hardware acceleration on the iPad and iPhone.
iWebKit is a framework for developing iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad applications. The webkit can be used by everyone even without any HTML knowledge. iWebKit5 brings enhancements that enables to develop web apps that is very easy, fast, compatible and extendable.
jQuery Mobile is a jQuery-based Touch-Optimized Web framework that allows developers to design and develop customized web application that runs on major smartphone and tablet platforms. jQuery Mobile framework supports iOS, Android, Windows Mobile, BlackBerry, Symbian, webOS and other devices.