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Google launches the framework to bring Chrome Apps to Android and iOS

What is that about the Chrome Apps installed natively on Android and iOS? As you know, developing applications for Android means having to develop them in an SDK using Java. Developing applications for iOS involves doing it using the Apple SDK and Objective-C. The problem is that Chrome applications are developed using web standards, where HTML, CSS and Javascript prevail. How do you bring Chrome apps to iOS and Android natively? Basically, using a framework that is responsible, so to speak, of adapting them, allowing apps developed with HTML, CSS and Javascript to have access to the functions of the native operating system, as well as the hardware or sensors of the device itself.

What advantages does this have?

They are really basic. Any application developed for Chrome can be installed as if it were native to Android and iOS, without requiring anything more than the use of this framework. It is a breakthrough, and will even generate applications that can be uploaded to Google Play in the App Store.

For now, users who already want to have access to the Google framework can access the website that has been created with the instructions to get started. However, it is necessary to have an Android SDK with version 4.4.2 KitKat or later. Supported apps are expected to be for Ice Cream Sandwich or later, and iOS 6 or later. And obviously, it is necessary to have a computer with Mac OS and that Apple accepts the application to send it to the App Store. We leave you at the end the link to the page with the instructions to get the Google framework.

Google: Framework Chrome Apps to Android and iOS (Apache Cordova)