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When it’s about delivering native experiences through mobile apps, experts always suggest using Xamarin or NativeScript. Both frameworks are superb in every aspect. Then again, two frameworks may look similar, but they usually have different things to offer via multiple parameters. The information provided in this write-up will surely help you find one of the top mobile app development companies for your project. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Xamarin VS. Native Scriopt


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Xamarin Vs. NativeScript Which One Is The Ideal
Cross-Platform Framework For Your Project?


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TABLE OF CONTENTS
  • 1) About Xamarin
  • 2) About NativeScript
  • 3) The advantages and disadvantages
  • Advantages of Xamarin
  • Disadvantages of Xamarin
  • Advantages of NativeScript
  • Disadvantages of NativeScript
  • 4) 1. Performance standards
  • Performance of Xamarin
  • Performance of NativeScript
  • 5) 2. The architectures supported
  • The architectures supported by Xamarin
  • The architectures supported by NativeScript
  • 6) 3. Building complex apps
  • Building complex apps on Xamarin
  • Building complex apps on NativeScript
  • 7) To conclude

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About Xamarin
  • You probably know a thing or two about Xamarin.
    Its a well-renowned cross-platform framework
    suitable for developing high-performance apps
    with native-like features. It started its journey
    in 2011, but in 2016, Microsoft acquired Xamarin.
    Soon after that, the SDK of the framework became
    open-source and is now available to everyone for
    free.
  • At the moment, more than 15,000 apps created
    using the Xamarin framework are circling the
    internet. All these apps account for more than 2
    billion downloads.
  • Around 14 of all developers across the world use
    Xamarin to build cross-platform applications.
  • Xamarin holds a market share of 1.74 with the
    highest share in the sphere of business apps
    amounting to 6.23.

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About NativeScript
  • NativeScript is another open-source app
    development framework that lets developers build
    cross-platform mobile solutions for Android and
    iOS devices using JavaScript. It can transpile
    two programming languages and facilitates
    building native apps using TypeScript, Angular,
    and Vue.js.
  • According to researchers from Statista, 5 to 11
    of all developers resort to NativeScript for
    cross-platform app development.
  • About 28 of all developers are using
    NativeScript dedicatedly for more than a year for
    different cross-platform app development
    projects.
  • NativeScript downloads increased significantly
    between 2019 and 2020 and amounted to more than
    812,575.

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The advantages and disadvantages
Advantages of Xamarin
  • Before you choose to work with xamarin app
    developers or NativeScript experts, you should
    take a look at the pros and cons of both
    frameworks for a clearer picture.
  • Development speed
  • Xamarin brings down the development time as it
    utilizes just one tech stack combined with a
    shareable codebase. Developers simply need to
    introduce a few simple changes to publish their
    apps on various platforms.
  • Native-style UX
  • Xamarin uses native toolkits and APIs to achieve
    native design and performance standards. As it
    leverages the APIs associated with the system and
    hardware, its almost impossible to separate a
    native app from something designed using Xamarin.

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  • One tech stack
  • Xamarin allows developers to create applications
    for several mobile platforms using just one
    language. They wont have to switch between
    environments as they can do everything in
    Microsoft Visual Studio.

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  • Disadvantages of Xamarin
  • Increases app size
  • Whenever a developer builds an app using Xamarin,
    they unwillingly add 3 to 5 MBs for releasing it.
    After debugging, this app can increase by 20 MBs.
  • Doesnt support high graphics
  • Another problem with Xamarin is that it doesnt
    allow developers to include rich graphical
    animations and other elements. Naturally, it
    isnt suitable for building games or other
    graphically demanding applications.
  • Update delays
  • It takes about 1 to 3 days to update the latest
    Android and iOS releases and integrate the same
    into the frameworks ecosystem.

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  • Advantages of NativeScript
  • Compatible with cross-platform tech
  • NativeScript utilizes TypeScript, Angular, or
    JavaScript, which, in turn, allows easy data
    binding and better component reusability.
  • Programming languages
  • NativeScript utilizes an XML-Esque-based markup
    language, just like HTML, to develop apps powered
    by customized features.
  • Native functions
  • NativeScript accesses the API of native devices
    through native components developed using native
    performance.

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  • Disadvantages of NativeScript
  • Limitations with the UI
  • NativeScript doesnt widely support HTML and DOM.
    As a result, developers have to learn the method
    of using different components of the UI.
  • Native knowledge
  • Developers have to be aware of the native
    functionality of Android and iOS APIs. Only then
    theyll be able to access the devices hardware
    and all other platform-specific elements.
  • Non-verified plugins
  • NativeScript has only a handful of verified
    plugins. Naturally, there wont be any assurance
    regarding the plugin quality used in this
    framework.
  • Performance standards now that the
    advantage-disadvantage section is over, its time
    for you to take a look at the performance
    standards of both frameworks.

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  • 1. Performance of Xamarin
  • Based on the results of a series of tests
    conducted on Xamarin to determine its
    performance, experts found significant
    differences in two of the prevalent environments
    of the framework. These include Xamarin Native
    and Xamarin.Forms.
  • Xamarin.Forms
  • This one presents about 90 code reusability, but
    in terms of app performance, it lags behind its
    counterparts. Apps built using Xamarin.Forms
    couldnt perform as efficiently as native
    applications, even the most common functions of
    mobile apps, such as processing API requests,
    booting, image loading/saving, and
    serialization/deserialization.
  • Xamarin Native
  • When the developers of a xamarin app development
    company like Moon Technolabs use Xamarin Native,
    they yield something comparable with native apps
    regarding performance. In specific instances,
    such as SQL BulkInsert, Xamarin.Android performs
    better than native solutions.

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  • Performance of NativeScript
  • The performance standard of NativeScript was
    never too high or too low. It stands at par with
    most of the cross-platform frameworks of today.
    Animations created using NativeScript perform
    perfectly at 60 FPS without any hitches.
    Additionally, NativeScript can offload specific
    long-running processes to keep the front-end
    balanced.
  • The architectures supported Selecting a framework
    without learning about the supported
    architectures can lead to a host of problems.
    This section will tell you about the
    architectures supported by NativeScript and
    Xamarin.

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  • 2. The architectures supported
  • The architectures supported by Xamarin
  • The environment of Xamarin lets it support
    several architectural patterns. Unlike most of
    the other frameworks, Xamarin doesnt have any
    limitations regarding architecture. Then again, a
    few patterns are usually more useful compared to
    others.
  • The architectures supported by NativeScript
  • Just like Xamarin, NativeScript supports MVVM and
    MVC architectural patterns. However, this
    framework also functions widely on modules,
    plugins, and CLI. The structure of NativeScript
    has several modules, and each of them is in
    charge of enabling a specific collection of
    features.

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  • 3. Building complex apps
  • If you have a complicated project in your hand,
    will you opt for a xamarin app development
    company or NativeScript development agency?
  • Building complex apps on Xamarin
  • Xamarin gets compiled natively, which makes it
    one of the best cross-platform frameworks to
    create high-performance applications. Anything
    built using Xamarin will look and feel just like
    a native application.
  • Building complex apps on NativeScript
  • Compared to other frameworks, NativeScript
    facilitates the smooth performance of apps of all
    kinds, whether complex or simple. However, if you
    hope to use NativeScript to build an advanced
    solution, your developers will need additional UI
    and XML support.

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  • To conclude
  • As you can see, the information provided here is
    useful to every business owner, even if they have
    plans to hire one of the top mobile app
    development companies like Moon Technolabs for
    their project.
  • Researchers from Gartner describe the future of
    app development for mobile devices using the term
    multi-experience. With every passing day,
    adhering to a user-centric method of development
    is becoming the need of the hour.
  • The information provided in this write-up will
    surely help you find one of the top mobile app
    development companies for your project. Just
    dont forget to research service providers to
    segregate the ones that can handle your project.

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