Codename One Competitors and Alternatives

The top Codename One competitors are
  • Android SDK
  • PhoneGap
Read reviews of Codename One competitors and alternatives
it_user996
Vendor
Anonymous User at a retailer with 10,001+ employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The product makes it easy to start developing cross-platform HTML5-based applications for iPhone, Android and Windows Phone based devices. It leverages developers' existing HTML and javascript skills and uses a familiar paradigm to expose additional functionality (such as camera or location services).

What needs improvement?

Because it's a generic platform, it doesn't fully leverage all the subtleties of some of the platforms it runs on. Also, because the resulting applications are browser based, they don't always provide the fidelity and behavior of a true, native experience.
it_user515532
Real User
Software Engineer at a financial services firm with 10,001+ employees
Jan 31 2017

What is most valuable?

The SDK controls and real time connectivity with the handheld devices.

How has it helped my organization?

It helps fast development and debugging.

What needs improvement?

The simulator comes up pretty slow. In the real time agile environment the simulator is not efficient to launch quickly and has some drawback in receiving the push notification.... more»

What other advice do I have?

For strictly native applications, use Android. For an application easily deployable on any platform like iOS or Windows, look for the PhoneGap solution.

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