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Top HTML5 Frameworks For Mobile App Development

Mobile Application Development August 8, 2013

Well, this is one article all app entrepreneurs would be looking forward to. HTML 5 – The new ‘it’ thing in the PC world. While Flash apps today seem to be dead, HTML 5 seems to be the way to go forward. So, what makes HTML 5 special?


HTML5 Frameworks


It’s simple, anything created with a concrete and solid base is surely going to be solid in the future. HTML 5 addresses much of the flaws inherent in flash coding. More importantly, as any developer would know, even if a code is incorrect, it may show right in some browsers with Flash. HTML 5 addresses this major concern and for programmers, is a huge advantage. Mobile apps developers must use a strong HTML5 framework for developing their applications. Some of the best ones are listed below:


  1. Sencha Touch: It is one of the most popularly used frameworks around. It enables the application entrepreneur to develop an app which can work on all operating systems such as the iOS, Android, Blackberry, Windows Phone and many more. It is powered by a paid licensed version worth $299. The framework promises excellent in-house native application creating system.
  2. JQuery Mobile: It is another fast and easy Html5 framework for mobile app development job. It has been regarded as one of the best as far as the theme support is concerned. It can be used with Zepto.js or jQuery mobile. A huge plus of this framework is that it is an absolutely free of cost one. For all the application entrepreneurs who know the HTML frameworks, its use is a piece of cake.
  3. The M-Project: It is a mobile HTML5 JavaScript framework which is popular for making the application simple, up to the mark and swift. It is based on the model-view-controller (MVC) software architecture pattern, is treated as a big plus by a majority of the sellers. This framework also supports almost all the leading smart phone company devices and is free of cost. Its build tool called “Espresso” has always been given thumbs up by the application entrepreneurs. Moreover, it also has the feature of offline support.
  4. Da Vinci Studio: This framework works on a very interesting tagline of “what you see is what you get” (WYSIWYG). It enables a developer to drag and drop different contents into the app. It is a free of cost framework, which is compatible with a majority of devices. Though it is a comparatively newer one, but has been very popular lately.
  5. Wink: The full form of this is Webapp INnovation Kit (WINK). It helps to create superb mobile apps for Blackberry, Android, Bada, iOS and now Windows 7 too. The best part of this Html5 framework is that it is adapted for Firefox mobile and Opera mobile. It is an open source project and is distributed under the genuine license of the BSD enterprise. The framework minimizes the file size which is of great help to an application entrepreneur. Also, it has an easy to use interface with sliding panels and 3D widgets.


These are the 5 most commonly used and most popular HTML5 frameworks for the mobile app development process and are highly recommended by the experts as well.



Pratik Kanada

I am Pratik Kanada, founder & CEO of 360 Degree Technosoft, which makes app ideas into reality by providing unique design and development services across iOS and Android platforms. I generally write blogs on mobile technology, app development and app marketing.

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