Mobile web app frameworks are in high demand sincerely because of the high percentage of mobile app usage. A mobile user spends 2 hours 42 minutes averagely on mobile applications which constitute to about 86% of mobile phone usage.
More and more users are switching to mobile devices for their computing needs as well as entertainment. Business apps on the app stores are second most popular with 10.33% share of the downloads, because of which so many enterprises are getting their app developed. Applications are not only developed for mobile phones but for Personal Computers and Laptop too, if you’re a Mac user, you can download useful apps for the App Store, if you’re a Windows user, there is Microsoft store, but compared to computer apps, mobile apps are downloaded more. Mobile devices account for 55% of Internet usage in the US in 2014. out of which 47% of Internet traffic came from the mobile apps and 8% of traffic came from mobile browsers, according to data from comScore
If you’re an app developer and you’re not developing your apps for mobile use, you’re missing out on huge potential customer base. Although developing mobile apps can be challenging, there are some great mobile web frameworks that can help speed up your development and give you that edge that you need against the competitors.
Here’s some of the 10 great mobile web app frameworks that work well with all browsers:
1. Sencha Touch Framework
2. jQuery Mobile
Another serious cross-platform supporting HTML5 to build extremely useful and well built apps for mobile devices. It’s also one of the most commonly used framework which means a lot of 3rd party information and it is extremely easy to us. The other positves include that it supports every HTML5 browser and provide excellent theme support and large number of third party plugins. If I have to mention one drawback I would probably say it’s a little sluggish and not as optmized when compared to Sench Framework.
4. The M Project
It’s running on version 2.0 absinthe, it contains UI and core files to build jQuery mobile apps. Also checkout the latest version of The-M-Project and replace it with the version included in Espresso.
5. Kendo UI
6. DHTMLX Touch
A framework which is aimed for developers working on HTML5 enabled browser, such as that of iOS and Android. It has native UI elements such as the web form widget for your login screens and the popup widget that you can use for providing extra information when a user clicks on an interface element.
8. Wijmo – jQuery UI Widgets
A complete kit of over 40 HTML UI Query widgets for mobile and web app development with interactive design. Currently working Wijmo 3, it is built on jQuery UI and jQuery Mobile to take advantage of the common standard usage of HTML5.
9. SproutCore HTML5 Application Framework
SproutCore provides a native web experience and it more than a plugin. What you get with it is huge and smooth-scrolling lists of 50,000 items, an amazingly well-organized and maintainable application code, and business logic. .
To Wrap it up
All these framework are excellent in getting the job done to built a web app or native app which is of high quality, try it and provide your business or website a set into the app world.
Author Signature: Lucie Kruger is an application developer working with Mobiers Ltd, which is the leading Android app development company. She provides concrete information on latest information on mobile technologies like iOS or Android development processes.