Problem

Given the multiple platforms of devices where programs can be executed, it is as diverse as the businesses and sectors across the world. Coding and developing programs for the all the different platforms can be a daunting task for any company let alone an individual developer. This becomes an issue of reachability for any business concerns. A developer cannot simply use a hybrid script to develop an application, the application needs to have the native look, feel and design.

Solution

The solution to all the above-mentioned problems could be Cordova, it is a hybrid script framework which uses standard web API’s for all well known operating platforms. The application developers only need to know web development using HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript. Cordova takes over the rest of the work to be done. Using Cordova, a developer can create applications for operating systems like iOS, Android, BlackBerry and Windows Phone. The developer need not be an expert of either of the above mentioned operating system. Cordova can almost cover any operating system such as Apple iOS, Bada, BlackBerry, Firefox OS, Google Android LG webOS, Microsoft Windows Phone(7 and 8), Nokia Symbian OS, Tizen (SDK 2.x), and Ubuntu Touch.

Features of Cordova

Learning curve –  A  learning reduced curve as the developer only has to learn HTML5, CSS3 and Javascript. Something most developers and coders already are familiar with.

Javascripted and planted – Since Cordova uses javascript as the primary code, the program can be transferred to run from one platform to another platform with minimal changes to source code. This saves money, resources and time for the developers and businesses alike.

Platforms – As mentioned above, Cordova supports more platforms than all the hybrid scripts combined together. Cordova can be used to make applications for  Apple iOS, Bada, BlackBerry, Firefox OS, Google Android LG webOS, Microsoft Windows Phone(7 and 8), Nokia Symbian OS, Tizen (SDK 2.x), and Ubuntu Touch.

API support – Cordova full lot API’s from and to many platforms, thus helping Cordova to make feature rich application. Cordova has API’s for the camera, contacts, GPS location services, and much more.

Keeping company – popular companies using Cordova are Facebook, Adobe, Zynga, and Paypal and much more. No wonder that Cordova is one of the most popular Hybrid script in the world in use today.

About 76 Degrees East

76 Degrees East Technologies is your software services and development company based in India catering high-quality business solutions. Major services we offer include MEAN Stack Development, GIS application development, technology migration, Bitrix24 Customisation, mobile application development and more. Learn how to develop the best Cordova applications with 76DE.