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Replace Android’s default WebView with Crosswalk, a predictable web runtime for developing powerful Android and Cordova apps
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What is Crosswalk?

Crosswalk is a web runtime for ambitious HTML5 applications. All the features of a modern browser, deep device integration and an API for adding native extensions
Crosswalk is a tool in the Cross-Platform Mobile Development category of a tech stack.
Crosswalk is an open source tool with 2.3K GitHub stars and 660 GitHub forks. Here’s a link to Crosswalk's open source repository on GitHub

Who uses Crosswalk?


14 developers on StackShare have stated that they use Crosswalk.

Crosswalk Integrations

Pros of Crosswalk
Essential for Android hybrid apps
Improved performance
Hybrid desktop apps
New Modern Cordova
Pretty decent solution to Android WebView issues

Crosswalk's Features

  • Develop around device fragmentation
  • Provide a feature rich experience on all Android 4.x devices
  • Easily debug with Chrome DevTools
  • Improve the performance of your HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

Crosswalk Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to Crosswalk?
React Native
React Native enables you to build world-class application experiences on native platforms using a consistent developer experience based on JavaScript and React. The focus of React Native is on developer efficiency across all the platforms you care about - learn once, write anywhere. Facebook uses React Native in multiple production apps and will continue investing in React Native.
Flutter is a mobile app SDK to help developers and designers build modern mobile apps for iOS and Android.
Free and open source, Ionic offers a library of mobile and desktop-optimized HTML, CSS and JS components for building highly interactive apps. Use with Angular, React, Vue, or plain JavaScript.
Xamarin’s Mono-based products enable .NET developers to use their existing code, libraries and tools (including Visual Studio*), as well as skills in .NET and the C# programming language, to create mobile applications for the industry’s most widely-used mobile devices, including Android-based smartphones and tablets, iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.
Apache Cordova
Apache Cordova is a set of device APIs that allow a mobile app developer to access native device function such as the camera or accelerometer from JavaScript. Combined with a UI framework such as jQuery Mobile or Dojo Mobile or Sencha Touch, this allows a smartphone app to be developed with just HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
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