Get to know the Prominent Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Tools

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It's the time when enterprises are keen to mobilize their business in order to enhance profits and increase productivity. To go mobile is absolutely a new trend in the business world and in order to handle it businesses implement an exceptional strategy of BYOD (Bring Your Own Device). Through BYOD policy employees are enabled to carry personally owned mobile device to their workplace.

If going mobile is on your mind and you must surely do it as it's going to really help your businesses grow. Enterprises as well easily maintain relationship with the customers and create brand value of their services and products. Needless to say that bringing business to mobile is definitely a profitable business investment.

As now you have made up your mind to develop a mobile application for your business, the first thought that you must handle is - should I develop for iOS, Android Blackberry or Windows? It's surely a complex thing to know which platform is going to help you reach your audience easily.

There is something you need to consider as you think about picking up a right mobile platform i.e. your business goals. As you plan on growing your business and implementing BYOD, it's vital for enterprises to build up your own business mobile apps that work on various networks and multiple mobile operating systems. Thus, rather than choosing a native application, create your mobile application on Cross-platform.

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Here are the most prominent cross-platform mobile application development tools for business. So learn about them and settle on the right tools meeting your business needs.

Xamarin

This cross-platform development tool builds native iOS, Android, Mac and Windows apps in C#. Xamarin uses the same language, APIs and data structures sharing an average of 75% of app code all around mobile development platforms. Xamarin applies code on .NET framework at runtime offering a native dialect of either iOS or Android. The tool consists of great native performance, user experience and API access allowing organizations to reduce the time and operating cost of powerful apps creation for different platforms. Xamarin also accentuates business credentials with enterprise partnerships with IBM, Xoriant and Microsoft.

PhoneGap

This free and open source framework based on distributed systems technologies and web shortcuts like CSS3, JavaScript and HTML, is award-winning. Using it developers can build mobile apps via standardized web APIs for the platforms. This popular development platform makes the native apps creation quite easier for multiple mobile OS, including Android, Symbian, Palm, Blackberry, iPhone and iPads.

Appcelerator

Use this open-source tool to create apps for iOS, Android, Blackberry, HTML5 and hybrid apps. Here web technology is used to allow cross-platform compatibility. At this platform, the native apps are developed with the use of technologies such as HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby and Python. As well as it offers a virtual private cloud to its enterprise users.

Sencha

This open and comprehensive platform for Web application Lifecycle Management offers useful and powerful cross-platform web applications. It offers strong JavaScript and Java frameworks for developers along with various cross-platform mobile application tools comprising Sencha Architect, Sencha Ext JS, Sencha Cmd and more. The tools enable developers to create their apps in HTML5 while the HTML5 focused approach of Sench is compatible with the latest touch-based mobile devices.

Go Mobile and reach out the world!

Well, there is no denying that it's the time to reach out the world being on the go. The list comprises of the prominent cross-platform mobile applications tools comprising of diverse features helping you know the basic nature of these tools. Reports and data on mobile app usage display that people use mobile applications more and more so that their daily life tasks are easily managed.

Now you must realize why cross-platform apps are needed and which proves to be the right one for you. So build mobile apps for your business on cross-platform.

by http://www.octalsoftware.com.sg

A post by Jitendra Jain (4 Posts)

Jitendra Jain is author at LeraBlog. The author's views are entirely his/her own and may not reflect the views and opinions of LeraBlog staff.
Jitendra Jain is the Marketing and Business sales Head at Octal Info Solution Pte Ltd, a leading Web and Mobile app Development company in Singapore and caters every business need with the best technology solutions.

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