Since smartphones have been popular, the apps market has been growing significantly and a lot of developers turned their attention to it, making mobile app development quite profitable. At first, everyone was doing apps for iOS, but as soon as Android picked up the pace and became popular, developers started to create cross-platform mobile apps, not just for iOS.
With the rise of mobile apps development industry, the tools for building multi-platform mobile apps started to increase in numbers and there are at this moment powerful mobile frameworks with which you can build mobile apps easier.
In this article you will find 26 of these apps, each with various functions. Check them out and see which fits your needs best.
jQuery Mobile: Touch-Optimized Web Framework for Smartphones & Tablets
A unified, HTML5-based user interface system for 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 Zepto/jQuery plugin for mobile web development on the iPhone, Android, iPod Touch, and other forward-thinking devices.
Build apps and sites for mobile devices that offer native-like experiences for end users automatically, without any extra coding. Currently supporting iOS, Android and Blackberry.
Spine is a simple and lightweight framework, and doesn’t consist of a vast amount of complex widgets to configure and theme
Sencha Touch, a high-performance HTML5 mobile application framework, is the cornerstone of the Sencha HTML5 platform. Built for enabling world-class user experiences, Sencha Touch is the only framework that enables developers to build fast and impressive apps that work on iOS, Android, BlackBerry, Kindle Fire, and more.
ChocolateChip-UI has been completely rewritten to abstract out the differences between ChocolateChip.js, jQuery and Zepto. There is now only one version of ChocolateChip-UI. It is exactly the same for all three libraries. This means you get the exact same feature set, functionality and behavior, regardless of the library you use. ChocolateChip-UI has been updated to work with iOS versions 5 and 6, and Android versions Icecream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.