Ionic vs. Xamarin Platform

As of June 2019, Ionic is ranked 13th in Mobile Development Platforms vs Xamarin Platform which is ranked 2nd in Mobile Development Platforms with 15 reviews. The top reviewer of Xamarin Platform writes "I can develop apps for iOS and Android without migrating to Objective-C or Java". Ionic is most compared with Xamarin Platform, Kony and OutSystems. Xamarin Platform is most compared with Appium, Ionic and IBM MobileFirst.
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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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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
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