Top 11 Tools to Reduce Mobile App Development Time

Top Eleven Tools to Save Mobile App Development Time

Top 11 Tools to Reduce Mobile App Development Time

The development has become faster compares to the past as there are many supportive mobile app development tools are available in the market. However, there are some tools which help immensely for the developer to create a mobile app in the faster time possible compare with the native language.

 

1. Framework 7:

This tool is earlier user for iOS development but now offers Android support as well. So, if you want to develop an app that looks and feels like a clean iOS app even on Android, Framework 7.

 

It’s also very easy to understand, as long as you already have a decent knowledge of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. There are some fantastic features of Framework 7 include Material Design UI, a custom DOM library, 1:1-page animation, native scrolling, and preloading.

 

2. Iconic:

The Ionic Framework is a relatively new framework based on the Sass CSS language. It’s also cross-platform, meaning it can run on multiple operating systems. It’s very easy to use and can also be integrated with AngularJS to build more advanced apps.

 

Ionic also library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS, and JS CSS components, tools, and gestures, and works with others predefined components.

3. jQuery Mobile:

It is one of the oldest mobile app development tools. The jQuery brings all the important JavaScript features which is mostly responsible for CSS and HTML. Although the tool doesn’t have native functionality which offers by advanced UI, still it is easy makes up for this by write only one time and run everywhere.

 

4. Appcelerator:

Appcelerator is another excellent tool for the development of native mobile, tablet and desktop apps via web programming languages such as HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Ruby, and Python. The development is quite easy with this tool.

 

5. Cocos2D:

This is another 2D app builder that allows mobile app developers to publish using a single code for mobile, desktop, and even for the web. Apart from this developer can also write in cocos2d-objc, cocos2d-x, cocos2d-JS, cocos2d-XNA, cocos2d- Swift and more.

 

6. Xamarin:

Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned app development tool. With C# codebase, it is universally accepted tool for Android, iOS, and Windows apps. The best part of the Xamarin is that it has allows code sharing in multiple platforms. It also has a cloud service, which allows developers to test numbers of devices.

 

7. GameSalad:

GameSalad revolutionized learning through applied game development. The developer can create their mobile games with a drag and drop visual editor. The tool is built to help graphic designers, animators, and game developers quickly prototype, build and self-publish cross-platform games and interactive media.

 

8. Kendo UI:

Kendo UI works in HTML5 or JavaScript and is available in open-source or commercial versions the tool has plenty of prebuilt themes with Material Design as well as a theme builder for custom themes.

 

The tool also offers a wide selection of UI widgets and plugins, Angular and Bootstrap UI integration, and performance optimizations. The only problem with this tool that it’s not quite as easy to learn as some other mobile app development tools.

 

9. Cordova:

Cordova allows writing a single code base using HTML and JavaScript to be used to create apps for multiple platforms for Android, iOS, Windows, Blackberry, Firefox, LG WebOS and FireOS. All from a single code base wrapped into an app container.

 

10. Sencha Touch:

Sencha is another useful platform available for free in open source or as a commercial version. With the help of this tool, the developer can prototype and develop, theme, code and debug, and test web applications on any browser and any device.

 

11. Alpha Anywhere:

The platform is a complete business application development and deployment environment that allows users to quickly become proficient in creating mobile business forms and applications that run on all devices.

 

This tool has the great capability to create mobile-optimized forms quickly and business apps can easily access and integrate with existing databases and web services and can utilize using built-in security given with this tool.

 

However, above given are my list of most useful mobile app development tools. There are many other tools which are available in the market. You can also share your what you are considered as the best app tools? Mention that in the comment section.

 

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