Top 9 JavaScript Frameworks for Mobile Development in 2019

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In this blog post, we have penned down the top 9 famous JavaScript frameworks for mobile development in 2019.

Mobile JavaScript framework has unquestionably carried the touch screen interface of mobile devices into a new platform of opportunities and features. Whether it is a tap to zoom feature or pinch to magnify feature; whether it is drag and drop function of smartphones or widget windows of tablets; everything is a part of the mobile JavaScript framework’s magic.

So, which is the best JavaScript framework for mobile?

Well, the answer is not a single one. Many JavaScript frameworks earned a vast popularity among mobile apps company in 2019 and used for creating varieties of mobile applications.

In this post, we are providing the list of latest JavaScript frameworks for mobile web and apps development.

React Native

Developed and introduced by Facebook, React Native is an open-source platform that lets developers create cross-platform mobile applications. Apps developed on this platform is known to be less complicated since it supports maximum code usages while letting users get a complete native alike experience.

Expanding day by day, React Native enjoys a larger community support and lets developers join the community to share their knowledge and explore the latest innovation.

Native Script

Based on write once and run anywhere, Native Script lets developers utilize the same code effortlessly to ensure app functions smoothly on multiple platforms. Developers can use their JavaScript skills to create applications that get support from multiple operating systems. Moreover, mobile apps built on Native Script use the same APIs, which is quite similar to using Android Studio or Xcode.

Apache Cordova

Also popular as PhoneGap, Apache Cordova is another most popular JavaScript framework leveraged by developers to build native applications, with the use of HTML5, JavaScript and CSS. It is also used to improve the web app’s ability to support device functionality or hardware. The framework includes the most powerful backend and lets developers use it to develop mobile apps with native touch.


When talking about popular JavaScript frameworks in 2019, it’s certainly impossible to forget about Ionic. Well, Ionic is used by developers to code native mobile apps or progressive web applications (PWAs). As an open-source framework, Ionic is quite similar to Angular JS as design-wise and structure-wise and uses a single code, which allows developers to create responsive apps for multiple devices effortlessly.


Introduced by none other than the company named Appcelerator, Titanium is mostly used by developers to create visually enriched, high-performing and resonating native applications, for a wide range of operating systems and mobile devices.


Backbone.js one of the oldest JavaScript frameworks, easiest to learn and enables developers to create single-page apps. It was developed with the primary purpose of all server-side functions that must flow via APIs, which makes it possible to get complex functionalities effortlessly e.g. by writing less code.

jQuery Mobile

jQuery Mobile is one of the most admired mobile JavaScript frameworks. This JavaScript framework allows users to design the applications in different major operating platforms including Android, Windows, Symbian, BADA, iOS, Palm web and, Mee Go. The ‘Drag and Drop’ feature of JQuery Mobile makes it easy to frame the website and applications for mobile.


Meteor mainly covers the major areas of app development, including database management, backend, front-end, etc. The framework has the capability of working across many platforms and devices. Besides, it’s also specialized in identifying and eliminating bugs and glitches that mobile apps generally carry.


Though introduced in 2015, Ember.JS has been maintaining its popularity since then and listed as one of the most popular JavasCript frameworks in 2019. Ember.JS includes numerous features that support two-way data binding and thus establish a completely reliable platform, to handle complex UIs.

I hope these Mobile JavaScript frameworks will liquefy your complicated task of mobile web development and will add some more star points to your work. Feel free to raise any query about the topic; you are also welcomed to provide your valuable feedback about my work.

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Comments (2)
  1. David Walsh is Mozilla’s senior web developer, and the core developer for the MooTools Javascript Framework. David’s blog reflects his skills in HTML/5, JS and CSS, and offers a ton of engaging advice and insight into front-end technologies. Even more obvious is his passion for open source contribution and trial-and-error development, making his blog one of the most honest and engaging around.


    1. AppsChopper Post author

      Completely agree. David have made great contribution to the Mozilla community and his blog shares great advice.


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