Guide To Find The Best Stack For Mobile App Development In 2020

Finding the Best Stack for Mobile App Development in 2020

Native App Development

Android App Technology Stack

Java

  • Highly secured
  • A vast set of core features
  • Portable and scalable
  • Automatic memory management
  • Multi-threading capability
  • Faster build process
  • Huge open-source support ecosystem

Kotlin

  • Language is concise and safer
  • Open-source
  • Extension functions
  • Supports full Java interoperability
  • Lazy-loading feature
  • Multi-platform
  • Helps to reduce bugs and errors in the code
  • Active community

iOS Development Stack

Objective C

  • Highly approved, thoroughly tested language
  • Easy and better use of private APIs
  • Compatibility with C++
  • Plenty of third-party libraries
  • Massive community support
  • Simplicity and access to Apple technologies

Swift

  • Modern and feature-rich programming language
  • Operates faster- better performance
  • Easy code readability and maintenance
  • Safe and less prone to errors
  • Compatible with Objective C
  • Works with Apple’s Cocoa and Cocoa Touch frameworks
  • Dynamic libraries
  • Active community support

Hybrid App Development

Adobe PhoneGap & Apache Cordova

Sencha Touch 2

Ionic

  • Supports rich and robust development
  • Quick development- don’t need to code from start
  • Developed using the following familiar languages: HTML, CSS, and JS
  • Several ready-made plugins
  • AngularJS compatible
  • Engaged community
  • Lower development cost and maintenance cost

Cross-Platform App Development

React Native & Typescript or Javascript

  • Cross-platform compatibility
  • Faster and cost-effective development
  • High performance- as fast as native
  • Live reload feature
  • Third-party plugin compatibility
  • Highly responsive and fluid UI

Xamarin and C#

  • Allows to utilise MVC or MVVVM design patterns
  • Native user interface
  • High-performing and productive code
  • TestCloud to test the apps automatically
  • Shared app logic
  • Supports Android, iOS and Windows platforms
  • Fewer bugs

Summing it up

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