There are many mobile operating systems and developing apps for each of the mobile platform is not an easy task. In order to develop mobile apps for different mobile OS there are multi platform mobile app development frameworks. Today in this post we have a list of 6 popular mobile app development frameworks, you can choose anyone of these to get started with your mobile app development work.

1. Appcelerator Titanium

6 Popular Mobile App Development Frameworks 13Appcelerator Titanium is an open-source, cross-platform, app development kit. This is one of the most popular game development platforms in recent past. JavaScript is used to write the apps. By using this game development engine, you’ll be able to create, deploy and test your invention on web platforms and mobile. It’s great that Titanium’s SDK is prebuilt; thus, your game can be run on a device or simulator with limited build intervals. The apps and games created with Appcelerator Titanium can be deployed to Android, HTML5, Blackberry and iOS for free.

2. Intel’s App Framework

6 Popular Mobile App Development Frameworks 14Intel’s App Framework is an open source, fast and reliable cross-platform UI library that you can use to develop mobile HTML5 apps. This fully responsive JavaScript library contains various UI styles that are designed to adapt to any device the app is being used on. Featuring an optional query selector library, App framework takes full advantage of latest browser features and has support for valid W3C CSS selectors.

3. PhoneGap

6 Popular Mobile App Development Frameworks 15PhoneGap is a open source JavaScript based platform to create platform independent applications that can be deployed on multiple mobile operating systems including iOS, Android and Blackberry.
With evolution of HTML5 technology, you can achieve a lot more with just JavaScript and HTML.

4. Sencha Touch

6 Popular Mobile App Development Frameworks 16Snecha Touch is a high-performance mobile HTML5 framework that provides developers everything they need to design, develop and deploy HTML5 applications. Leveraging hardware acceleration, this industry-leading framework delivers world-class experiences to users regardless of device or browser the app is running on. In addition, a rich set of documentation is also available to help you get productive fast.

5. JQuery Mobile

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jQuery Mobile is a user-friendly and touch-optimized HTML5 Mobile UI framework that follows the “write less, do more” approach, allowing developers write a single responsive app or website for all popular devices. Taking advantage of ThemeRoller for Mobile, it lets developers build highly customizable themes with no hassle. For bloat free polished visuals, this robust framework makes use of box-shadow and text-shadow CSS3 properties.
It has power of jquery and a reusable user interface library that can be used for consistency.
The application are HTML5 and JavaScript based therefore they can be cross platform.

6. Lungo

6 Popular Mobile App Development Frameworks 18Lungo is an easy to learn and simple to implement framework based on HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript. To let you have complete control over your apps, it offers you a robust and powerful JavaScript API along with beautiful mobile UI components. Apps built with Lungo support popular platforms like Blackberry, Android, iOS, WebOS, and Firefox OS.