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Pros of Blazor
Pros of Xamarin
  • 59
    Uses C#
  • 46
    No need to learn separate language or technology
  • 40
    Supports making a single page application
  • 37
    Tight integration with .NET project
  • 35
    Uses .NET standard library
  • 29
    Very little JavaScript required
  • 27
    Components
  • 26
    Shared classes between client and server
  • 26
    No need to compile, bundle and deploy separately
  • 23
    Cross Platform
  • 20
    Has Server AND Client hosting models
  • 17
    Very easy JavaScript interop if required
  • 16
    Third party state management i.e. Blazor-State
  • 13
    App state can be managed singleton objects
  • 3
    Portable Code across Mobile, Web and Desktop
  • 1
    Work with Electron/MAUI
  • 121
    Power of c# on mobile devices
  • 81
    Native performance
  • 78
    Native apps with native ui controls
  • 72
    No javascript - truely compiled code
  • 67
    Sharing more than 90% of code over all platforms
  • 45
    Ability to leverage visual studio
  • 44
    Mvvm pattern
  • 44
    Many great c# libraries
  • 36
    Amazing support
  • 34
    Powerful platform for .net developers
  • 19
    GUI Native look and Feel
  • 16
    Nuget package manager
  • 12
    Free
  • 9
    Enables code reuse on server
  • 9
    Backed by Microsoft
  • 8
    Faster Development
  • 7
    Best performance than other cross-platform
  • 7
    Use of third-party .NET libraries
  • 7
    Easy Debug and Trace
  • 7
    Open Source
  • 7
    It's free since Apr 2016
  • 6
    Xamarin.forms is the best, it's amazing
  • 6
    Mac IDE (Xamarin Studio)
  • 5
    That just work for every scenario
  • 5
    Power of C#, no javascript, visual studio
  • 5
    C# mult paradigm language
  • 4
    Microsoft stack
  • 4
    Great docs
  • 4
    Compatible to develop Hybrid apps
  • 4
    Microsoft backed
  • 3
    Small learning curve for Mobile developers
  • 3
    Well Designed
  • 2
    Ability to leverage legacy C and C++
  • 2
    Ionic

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Cons of Blazor
Cons of Xamarin
  • 3
    Initial load time
  • 2
    Hard to inject javascript
  • 9
    Build times
  • 5
    Visual Studio
  • 3
    Complexity
  • 3
    Scalability
  • 3
    Price
  • 2
    Nuget
  • 2
    Maturity
  • 2
    Build Tools
  • 2
    Support
  • 0
    Maturidade
  • 0
    Performance

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What is Blazor?

Blazor is a .NET web framework that runs in any browser. You author Blazor apps using C#/Razor and HTML.

What is Xamarin?

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.

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