Last updated: April 2, 2019) Appbrain updated their list of app framework utilised for Android
hey looky here Adobe AIR is top 5
too bad they don’t list that for both iOS and Android, pretty sure AIR would reach top 3
and if you add desktop the mix, as being able to build for iOS, Android, macOS and Windows
well… to me Adobe AIR is top 1, no Kotlin, no React Native, no Flutter, etc. come even close
here few links (food for thought )
- Ask HN: Why was React Native recommended to me? Not seeing benefits
- So, if not Electron apps, then what?
- Show HN: Cross-platform desktop applications with PyQT
- Electron Based HTML5 Apps Suck
- Say no to Electron! Using JavaFX to write a fast, responsive desktop application.
- Electron: The Bad Parts
- Ask HN: Do you think Electron is good for building Desktop Apps?
- Native Code is still the best Alternative to Electron Bloat - The Story of Tower for Windows
- The Threat to the Mac: The Growing Popularity of Non-Native Apps
- Two years with React Native and why its no longer the future
What do you dislike about React Native?
- (Don’t) Blame It On React Native
- Why we are not cross-platform developers
and plenty more when you search “[tech name] suck”
And you know what all those articles have in common?
they will know about PhoneGap, Xamarin, Electron, React Native, etc.
but none of them know about Adobe AIR
and when you read what they are complaining about, well…
you do realise you don’t have such problems with AIR or that the workaround is much less painful
anyway thanks to @alienmelon