20 Mobile Frameworks to Build Apps for iOS, Android, BlackBerry and more.
In the mobile industry, it has quite a few of frameworks available aiming to create a mobile web app rapidly. To help you start up your mobile development, I have done some research on all mobile frameworks, and below is the list. I have used jQTouch before, it’s pretty easy to implement but definitely has a lot of room of improvement.
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- jQuery Mobile
A unified user interface system across all popular mobile device platforms, built on the rock-solid jQuery and jQuery UI foundation. Its lightweight code is built with progressive enhancement, and has a flexible, easily themeable design.
A jQuery plugin for mobile web development on the iPhone, iPod Touch, and other forward-thinking devices.
- Wink ToolKit
A super micro tiny dom library for authoring html5 mobile web applications.
WebKit is a file package designed to help you create your own iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad compatible website or webapp.
The Quick, easy way to publish on iPad and Android.
Rhodes is the cross platform smart phone framework for mobile application development, which allows developers to write smart phone native apps. It follows the MVC pattern. They have also started hosting the code on cloud called RhoHub . Apps built using Rhodes framework :: Sugar CRM, Pivotal tracker’s Track R, Wikipedia.
- Ansca Mobile’s Corona SDK
Ansca Mobile’s Corona SDK is a simple-to-use mobile app development platform for iOS and Android.
A powerful iPhone framework.Rapidly develop iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch Apps without learning Cocoa.
- MoSync SDK
MoSync makes it easy, fun and cost efficient to develop mobile application for all the major platforms. Using C++ and a set of powerful APIs, you can harness the full power of modern smartphone platforms while still supporting Java ME devices using a single codebase.
SproutCore is an open-source framework for building blazingly fast, innovative user experiences on the web.
- DraginFire SDK
iPhone + iPad Development in Windows without a Mac or Objective – C. Bring your App idea to life in standard C/C++ and never leave your Windows platform.
- Unity Mobile
Build and deliver the best. Whether you are making a mobile website or publishing a mobile application, UNITY’s integrated platform is simple enough for any user, regardless of technical skill.