Mobile application: Which framework to choose for 2020?

You want to develop a mobile application in 2020. You are not an expert, but you want to make the right choice… this article is for you!

Why be vigilant?

Native vs hybrid framework

  • You have a lot of time and a lot of money -> Native
  • You only want to develop an application for iOS or for Android -> Native
  • The application is very complex -> Native
  • You want an application available for iOS and Android -> Hybrid
  • You want rapid and economical development -> Hybrid

If your choice turns to hybrid development, you will then have to choose between different frameworks.

Topic 2020, React vs Flutter

  • React-Native vs Flutter (Feb 2019)
  • Flutter, Google’s UI framework, would it be better than Facebook’s React Native (August 2019)
  • Flutter vs React Native: What to choose in 2020? (Dec 2019)
  • React Native vs Flutter (Jul 2019)
  • Flutter vs Native vs React Native for Mobile Development: What to Choose? (Oct 2019)

To summarize the “pros & cons”, in a popularized way for non-developers, here is a summary:

The real question to ask yourself: What are your needs?

  • 100% mobile project -> Flutter
  • Web / mobile project (mobile app with Web Back office or API to third-party services) -> React
  • Your team has Web (JavaScript) -> React skills

Why choose React Native?

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Christina Cheeseman

Christina Cheeseman is a Technology Strategist at Elitech Systems. She enjoys writing about Technology, marketing & industry trends.