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Top Most Popular Programming Languages for Mobile App Development
Native apps are built for a particular operating system (e.g. Apple iOS or Android).
Hybrid apps are for cross-platform development. They are coded in a single language and can run on both iOS and Android.
Best Programming Language for App Development
Objective-C & Swift
Swift and Objective-C are the top programming languages used by iOS developers. The usage of Objective-C has declined since Swift was released in 2014. Swift is up to 2.6X faster than Objective-C.
Python: Python can be used for building Android applications by using various tools that convert the Python apps into Android Packages.
C / C ++: C / C ++ can be used for Android App Development using the Android Native Development Kit. But you will still need to use Java.
Java: Java is a high-level, class-based, object-oriented programming language and software platform that runs on billions of devices.
Cross-platform mobile apps are developed for multiple mobile platforms. In simply words, cross-platform apps are compatible with more than one operating system (iOS and Android).
Scala: Scala supports both object-oriented programming and functional programming. It is influenced by the Java programming language.
Dart: Dart is an open-source, general-purpose, object-oriented programming language developed by Google in 2011.
Mobile App Development Platforms and Tools
Xamarin: Xamarin is an open-source platform for building iOS, Android, and Windows applications with .NET.
Flutter: Flutter is an open-source user interface software development kit used for building applications for mobile, web, and desktop from a single codebase. Read more: What's New in Flutter 3? (https://addevice.medium.com/
mBaaS: Mobile backend as a service is an all-in-one solution for backend app development.
SDK Toolkit for Windows
Responsive web programming: