|NativeScript - to rule them all?|
|Written by Nikos Vaggalis|
|Monday, 16 May 2016|
NativeScript 2.0 was recently released with tighter integratin for Angular2, extended support for 3rd-party native libraries for iOS and Android, and support, via plug-ins for TypeScript and UWP. A webinar tomorrow from John Papa will show you how to use Angular and NativeScript to build native mobile apps.
Cross platform mobile applications are the holly grail of every developer. Many have tried to conquer it, some have failed, some had successes, albeit mediocre ones. Each solution replenished the other solutions' shortcomings, still no-one being 100% percent at the target. There were many paths to follow, the end result of that, a heavily fragmented landscape of mobile cross platform development.
Your app now could run anywhere, having access to the actual mobile hardware but still confined within the boundaries of the WebView and the facilities it offers.
Enter NativeScript and the path towards the promised land.
It's also important to note that the concept is not new, and NativeScript while spearheading is not alone in this native applications movement, (see ReactNative), but it's just that NativeScript seems more capable of pulling it off. As to the reasons why -
With NativeScript you can :
April 27th, 2016 finds version 2.0 released with lots and important additions:
Do you think that mobile is the final frontier? No, there's already voices that ask for integration with the desktop too, and by that entering the realm of NW.js which supports Windows, Linux and Mac
Closing up, do make sure that you reserve a seat in the upcoming Use Angular and NativeScript® to build native mobile apps. No Web Views webinar, commencing on May 17th, where John Papa talks everything NativeScript.
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|Last Updated ( Monday, 16 May 2016 )|