The fast growing smartphones industry has stimulated many dedicated app developers and acquaints customers to a new world of third party applications. With so many operating systems and different platforms, consumers today are asking for more multi-platform applications or cross formatted apps. Although many platforms offer free coding and tools to develop mobile applications but it becomes very inconvenient to develop cross formatted apps. Below are some of the best tools that can help you developing the best cross-formatted applications instead of one or two platforms.
WidgetPad,RhoMobile, PhoneGap, Appcelerator, and MoSync
A Ruby based open-source framework, RhoMobile is offering Rhodes which allows third parties to develop native applications with exquisite range of operating systems and smartphones. From Windows Mobile to Symbian, RIM and Android and iPhone, RhoMobile’s platform covers it all. Highlighting features of RhoMobie Include application development for major smartphones and does not ask you to code again and again. Some other tools offered by RhoMobileincludeRhoSync and RhoHub.
Not many platforms offer online training course such as how to access native API’s and build mobile applications on its own. PhoneGap is widely used by developers around the world. Utilizing standard development languages such as HTML and Java Script, PhoneGap is a best tool which offers working with device hardware features including accelerometer, camera, GPS and more.
Based on standard web programming, MoSync is FOSS multi-platform mobile app development SDK tool. Most of the operating systems are supported working with this too, including Mobile Linuxdistro, Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian. With the release of MoSync 2.4, the platform would be supporting iOS and Blackberry’s operating system as well.