The development has become faster compares to the past as there are many supportive mobile app development tools are available in the market. However, there are some tools which help immensely for the developer to create a mobile app in the faster time possible compare with the native language.
1. Framework 7:
This tool is earlier user for iOS development but now offers Android support as well. So, if you want to develop an app that looks and feels like a clean iOS app even on Android, Framework 7.
The Ionic Framework is a relatively new framework based on the Sass CSS language. It’s also cross-platform, meaning it can run on multiple operating systems. It’s very easy to use and can also be integrated with AngularJS to build more advanced apps.
Ionic also library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS, and JS CSS components, tools, and gestures, and works with others predefined components.
3. jQuery Mobile:
This is another 2D app builder that allows mobile app developers to publish using a single code for mobile, desktop, and even for the web. Apart from this developer can also write in cocos2d-objc, cocos2d-x, cocos2d-JS, cocos2d-XNA, cocos2d- Swift and more.
Xamarin is a Microsoft-owned app development tool. With C# codebase, it is universally accepted tool for Android, iOS, and Windows apps. The best part of the Xamarin is that it has allows code sharing in multiple platforms. It also has a cloud service, which allows developers to test numbers of devices.
GameSalad revolutionized learning through applied game development. The developer can create their mobile games with a drag and drop visual editor. The tool is built to help graphic designers, animators, and game developers quickly prototype, build and self-publish cross-platform games and interactive media.
8. Kendo UI:
The tool also offers a wide selection of UI widgets and plugins, Angular and Bootstrap UI integration, and performance optimizations. The only problem with this tool that it’s not quite as easy to learn as some other mobile app development tools.
10. Sencha Touch:
Sencha is another useful platform available for free in open source or as a commercial version. With the help of this tool, the developer can prototype and develop, theme, code and debug, and test web applications on any browser and any device.
11. Alpha Anywhere:
The platform is a complete business application development and deployment environment that allows users to quickly become proficient in creating mobile business forms and applications that run on all devices.
This tool has the great capability to create mobile-optimized forms quickly and business apps can easily access and integrate with existing databases and web services and can utilize using built-in security given with this tool.
However, above given are my list of most useful mobile app development tools. There are many other tools which are available in the market. You can also share your what you are considered as the best app tools? Mention that in the comment section.