Trends Report

Video: Developers Invest In Cross-Platform Mobile Frameworks

September 9th, 2020

Summary

Developers and development leaders continue to express interest in cross-platform mobile app development frameworks because the ongoing maintenance costs of native app development for iOS and Android remain too high for comfort. As vendor solutions consolidate and existing mobile development technologies become less attractive, developers are increasingly focusing on two newer cross-platform frameworks: React Native and Flutter. React Native leads adoption for cross-platform usage among enterprise mobile developers — in part because of its strong affinity to the React web framework, which many front-end developers already have some experience of using. Google’s Flutter framework is also seeing greater developer adoption, thanks to its runtime performance and widget-based development approach. Mobile development leaders should put both frameworks at the top of their list ahead of progressive web apps or hybrid apps. Select based on your mobile development skills, app performance demands, and tolerance for supporting yet another development language. Schedule an inquiry for further help.

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