Compare Axway Appcelerator vs. Xamarin Platform

Axway Appcelerator is ranked 12th in Mobile Development Platforms with 2 reviews while Xamarin Platform is ranked 1st in Mobile Development Platforms with 15 reviews. Axway Appcelerator is rated 7.6, while Xamarin Platform is rated 8.6. The top reviewer of Axway Appcelerator writes "Makes it easy to build cross-platform with cloud-based, one-click app build system". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Xamarin Platform writes "I can develop apps for iOS and Android without migrating to Objective-C or Java". Axway Appcelerator is most compared with Ionic, Kony and PhoneGap, whereas Xamarin Platform is most compared with Appium, Ionic and Kony. See our Axway Appcelerator vs. Xamarin Platform report.
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Pros
Enables me to use the same web technology to develop cross-platform native apps. The cloud-based one-click app build system is a valuable feature as well.

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It usually saves time for application development. We write once and the code works everywhere.The cross platform ability is a great asset.Their leadership is exceptional at both listening to the customer base and delivering innovative, best-in-class products.Being able to use the .NET framework and platform have me creating applications better than anyone who develops on Windows.Xamarin is well-integrated with Visual Studio so it will feel very familiar to you once you start.It brings about good code sharing strategies, which bring down cost and maintenance efforts.We were able to optimize the service organization for one of our clients.It allows us to reuse our knowledge of C# and .NET Framework.

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It would be awesome if they would work on improving the speed of the app building process.Scalability is not so good if you have a complex UX.

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They need to take a step towards independence from the UI platform. It takes a lot of time to adapt the native controls.We need to think about partnering with IBM because there is a need for a big data partner; someone who has machine learning and can help us connect the app to big data.There is limited support for UX widgets.There are compatibility issues between versions of various Xamarin components.The android application compilation time needs to be reduced.It is common to find a problem that you would need to develop from the start since there are no third-party components to reuse.From time to time, it is a bit harder to code some specific scenarios compared to the native approach.The worst build issue concerns are the caching process MSBuild uses to reduce the build time.

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Xamarin is free, or comes with Visual Studio. Therefore, it is very profitable.It saved a lot of time and resources needed to develop a cross platform mobile app.Xamarin is available under several licensing arrangements. Each developer needs one license at least. All features, especially the Profiler, unlock only with the highest tier.This is a free product, so there is zero investment on licenses and IDE.For personal use, the Community Edition is free.In most cases, it is sufficient to have free/community license. But if you plan to seriously develop production-level, highly polished apps, you need to use Xamarin.Profiler and the professional or enterprise license.

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Also Known As
Appcelerator Titanium, Appcelerator
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Overview
Appcelerator Titanium allows you to deliver an immersive user experience at a fraction of the time, but with the same results, of native platforms. Titanium handles device and OS compatibility you build amazing apps.Develop native iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows apps in C#
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Sample Customers
Bracket, Homes.com, Safeguard, Avis, Smuckers, VMWare, Zipcar, Mfoundry, BlackbaudCinemark, MixRadio, Sqor Sports, Storyo, JetBlue, The World Bank, Cr_dito Agrcola, Applied Research Associates
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