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"The solution can support many languages."

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"On the market, compared to everyone else, they're the top solution. They're the best solution out there that I could see."

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"The documentation could be improved."

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"The problem that I faced was that the communication, the roles, and the responsibilities, weren't defined between Microsoft and Xamarin."

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Top Answer: The solution can support many languages.
Top Answer: The supported document on this solution could be improved. (https://ionicframework.com/doc...) When you look at the above doc page. There are bunch of plugin references on the left side. And you click… more »
Top Answer: My primary use case of this solution is for its web application development. We are customers of Ionic and I'm a project manager.
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Overview

Ionic is the beautiful, free and open source mobile SDK for developing native and progressive web apps with ease.

Know how to build websites? Then you already know how to build mobile apps. Ionic Framework offers the best web and native app components for building highly interactive native and progressive web apps.

Ionic is the only mobile app stack that enables web developers apps for all major app stores and the mobile web with a single code base. And with Ionic’s Platform Continuity, your app looks and feels at home on every device.

Develop native iOS, Android, Mac, and Windows apps in C#
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Sample Customers
MRA, Napa Group, Sworkit, Airbus, Sense Corp, Interactive Gaming Company, Pacifica, Untapp'd, Diesel, National Museum of African American History and Culture
Cinemark, MixRadio, Sqor Sports, Storyo, JetBlue, The World Bank, Cr_dito Agrcola, Applied Research Associates
Top Industries
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company26%
Comms Service Provider25%
Financial Services Firm10%
Outsourcing Company5%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company35%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm8%
Construction Company5%
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Small Business43%
Midsize Enterprise14%
Large Enterprise43%
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Ionic is ranked 8th in Mobile Development Platforms with 1 review while Xamarin Platform is ranked 6th in Mobile Development Platforms with 1 review. Ionic is rated 9.0, while Xamarin Platform is rated 9.0. The top reviewer of Ionic writes "Excellent framework in web/mobile application development and it supports many languages". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Xamarin Platform writes "Provides the right tools and libraries needed for building apps". Ionic is most compared with OutSystems, Mendix, Apple Xcode, Appzillon Digital Platform and Temenos Quantum, whereas Xamarin Platform is most compared with Appium, OutSystems, Mendix, Apple Xcode and Temenos Quantum.

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