What is Capacitor?
Invoke Native SDKs on iOS, Android, Electron, and the Web with one code base. Optimized for Ionic Framework apps, or use with any web app framework.`
Capacitor is a tool in the Cross-Platform Mobile Development category of a tech stack.
Capacitor is an open source tool with 8.3K GitHub stars and 809 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Capacitor's open source repository on GitHub
Who uses Capacitor?
30 companies reportedly use Capacitor in their tech stacks, including Labs, Mercantil Andina, and Cartona.
108 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Capacitor.
Electron, Ionic, iOS, Apache Cordova, and Android OS are some of the popular tools that integrate with Capacitor. Here's a list of all 6 tools that integrate with Capacitor.
Pros of Capacitor
Full compatible with ios
- Build web apps that run equally well on iOS, Android, Electron, and as Progressive Web Apps
- Access the full Native SDK on each platform, and easily deploy to App Stores (and the web!)
- It provides native functionality for web apps, and is optimized for Ionic Framework
- Build apps with standardized web technologies that will work for decades, and easily reach users on the app stores and the mobile web
- Easily add custom native functionality with a simple Plugin API, or use existing Cordova plugins with our compatibility layer
- Open source
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