Mobile applications are on a rise! Hence developers prefer building native mobile applications that offer the fastest, most reliable and most responsive experience to users. But what next, business now wants to have a mobile app run across major platforms such as Android, iOS and Windows devices. Therefore we can see that there is a steep rise in cross platform mobile apps.
- Statistics released by ‘Dot Com Infoway’ showed that about 83% of developers utilized cross platforms tools. Mainly for the initiatives like development, analytics, crash reporting and testing.
Challenges for develop cross platform apps
Owing to its multi-platform functionality, reduced development time and application performance it has become the “The Choice for the developers” for building cross platform mobile applications. We can say without a doubt that cross platform will become more robust in the near future;
We are in the development of cross platform apps since 4 years and have been working on multiple platforms such as PhoneGap, Xamarin ,Sencha Touch, Monocross and Appcelerator for building Android, iOS and Windows apps.
In this blog we are sharing few insights about why Xamarin has become the most preferred choice for mobile app developers.
Xamarin – The Good
Xamarin architecture consists of visual design platform to develop native like applications, testing suites, native library support and a nugget style component store. Recently i OS visual design have also been provided through their IDE for helping developers from requiring opening X-Code.
LINQ can be used with collections as well as create custom delegates and events that free developers from Objective-C and Java limitations.