Scrutinizing Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Frameworks: PhoneGap and Ionic
||International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology (IJCTT)||
|© 2019 by IJCTT Journal|
|Year of Publication : 2019|
|Authors : Qurban Ali Mari, Sania Bhatti, Tariq Jameel Saifullah Khanzada|
|DOI : 10.14445/22312803/IJCTT-V67I8P106|
MLA Style:Qurban Ali Mari, Sania Bhatti, Tariq Jameel Saifullah Khanzada"Scrutinizing Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Frameworks: PhoneGap and Ionic" International Journal of Computer Trends and Technology 67.8 (2019):26-32.
APA Style Qurban Ali Mari, Sania Bhatti, Tariq Jameel Saifullah Khanzada. Scrutinizing Cross-Platform Mobile App Development Frameworks: PhoneGap and IonicInternational Journal of Computer Trends and Technology, 67(8),26-32.
In present era, mobile application development is becoming more challenging with multiple platforms and their software development kits. In order to overcome the development budget and reach out to maximum users who are using multiple platforms, developers are shifting themselves towards cross-platform application development frameworks. In this research, we will scrutinize two frameworks of cross application development. First a small-scale mobile application is developed in both frameworks (PhoneGap, Ionic) then the performance of the frameworks is analysed based on seven measures. Out of which five are quantitative measures. These quantitative measures include CPU usage, memory usage, power consumption, start-up timings and lines of code (LOC’s). After comparison it is found that application developed using Ionic consumes less memory, less CPU usage and less LOC’s than PhoneGap. And it was also deduced that PhoneGap takes more start-up time, since it does not include dedicated user interface components
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mobile development, cross platform, PhoneGap, Ionic, frameworks