Vue Native vs Xamarin: What are the differences?
Developers describe Vue Native as "Build cross platform native mobile apps using Vue.js". Vue Native is a mobile framework to build truly native mobile app using Vue.js. Its is designed to connect React Native and Vue.js Vue Native is a wrapper around React Native APIs, which allows you to use Vue.js and compose rich mobile User Interface.. On the other hand, Xamarin is detailed as "Create iOS, Android and Mac apps in C#". 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.
Vue Native and Xamarin can be primarily classified as "Cross-Platform Mobile Development" tools.
Some of the features offered by Vue Native are:
- Declarative rendering
- Two-way binding
- Goodness of Vue ecosystem
On the other hand, Xamarin provides the following key features:
- Cross-platform development- Thinking about supporting iOS, Android, Mac and Windows? Xamarin allows you to write it all in C#.
- Reuse existing code- Use your favorite .NET libraries in Xamarin apps. Easily use third-party native libraries and frameworks.
- Discover as you type- Explore APIs as you type with code autocompletion.
"Syntactic sugar" is the top reason why over 3 developers like Vue Native, while over 111 developers mention "Power of c# on mobile devices" as the leading cause for choosing Xamarin.
Vue Native is an open source tool with 6.2K GitHub stars and 216 GitHub forks. Here's a link to Vue Native's open source repository on GitHub.