HTML5 Frameworks: The New Choice for Mobile Application Developers

With the introduction to HTML5, the digital scenario is going through a drastic change. As one of the advantage to the HTML, web designer can use new structural elements. With the help of the tool they can even remove some of the elements along with the providing audio and video elements.  Mobile app developers are taken the option of embedding HTML 5 into their mobile apps.

Primarily the HTML 5 helps in the reduction of both time and expenses. Not only the language is becoming the perfect replacement for flash animation, it has also helped web application get embedded into smart devices such as mobile phone. HTML 5 has several features and some of them includes offline storage capacity, better GEO location services as well as two dimensional graphics.

An Intro to HTML5

HTML5 goes by the motto of ‘Write once, Run Everywhere’ thus relieving the developers from any kind of hassles. There are several advantages of using HTML5. Along with the capability of working on all mobile devices, the updates and bug fixes are immediately available to the user when they are released. Due to its open-endedness the distribution and functions becomes much easier for both the developers and the users. To top it all, there are no dedicated app stores where one has to purchase apps at times. Any app which is dependent on HTML5 is much faster and affordable to make.

There are several frameworks which are available in the market for the creation of the apps. This article would provide the details for some of best frameworks which are available in the market:

Few of the Best Html5 Frameworks


PhoneGap is an HTML5 based framework which provides the developers the wholesome helping of CSS3, Java script and HTML5. Combination of these three helps the developer with the creation of native apps. PhoneGap is one tool which can collaborate with other frameworks. PhoneGap helps in filling the gaps what the framework can’t provide for the making of the application.

JQuery Mobile Framework

The biggest advantage of the JQuery mobile is that, it is an absolutely touch optimised web framework which allows users to design a single highly branded application which can be implemented on all kinds of mobile devices including smart phone, tablet and desktop platforms. There are several advantages to this device. As a free and open-source framework it makes the work easy for the developer. It has drag and drop user Interface and it is compatible with every devices.

DaVinci Studio

The DaVinci Studio framework is armed with drag and drop WYSIWIG (What is you see is what you get) authoring environment which helps both iPhone and Android Application Developer to maneuver and manipulate different elements which are necessary for the creation of the apps. There is no cost attached to the open source framework and there is an emulator which helps in simulating N-screen environments. DaVinci (Software) Studio has got several extensive functions and widgets which are developer’s delight.

Titanium Appcelerator

For native integration apps, Titanium Appcelerator is one of the best choices for both Android and iPhone application developer. The framework act as a conduit between the platforms’s API with the mobile application developer. Titanium holds the ability of producing both native and hybrid apps.

Sencha Touch

Saving the best for the last, Sencha Touch is considered to be one of the first HTML5 Hybrid frameworks which have helped in developing powerful applications for Operating Systems including iOS, Blackberry, Windows Platforms and others. There are nearly 50 in-built components which has helped the developers tweak and tune the apps. Sencha Touch has a host of themes for every popular mobile platform available to man today. The framework is heavily supported by tech support and experts who helps in documentation and maintenance 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This framework allows developer to code on any platform without even changing the look and the feel of the app.

The blog post could cover only a few of the HTML5 based frameworks. If you have any other frameworks in your mind which can help in creating, tweaking and tuning apps you are free to discuss in the comment section.

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