Efficiency comparison of mobile application frameworks for programming using internet technologies


Abstract

Over the last few years many frameworks allowing programming mobile applications have been created. Some of them are based on programming languages typical for internet application programming - HTML or JavaScript for example. This paper presents a comparison of three cross-platform environments: PhoneGap, NativeScript and Appcelerator. Using each of these environments an application with identical functionalities was created. The application was designed for Android operating system. Implemented tests allowed for determining which one of the application framework is the most efficient with respect to the time needed for executing respective functions. Obtained results are shown and analyzed.


Keywords

framework comparison; Android; mobile application; application testing

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Published : 2018-03-30


Martyna, M., & Smołka, J. (2018). Efficiency comparison of mobile application frameworks for programming using internet technologies . Journal of Computer Sciences Institute, 6, 28-33. https://doi.org/10.35784/jcsi.635

Marcin Martyna  marcin.martyna850@gmail.com
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland
Jakub Smołka 
Institute of Computer Science, Lublin University of Technology, Nadbystrzycka 36B, 20-618 Lublin, Poland  Poland