As might be expected a slew of frameworks are appearing that allow iPhone and other mobile platform development without necessarily needing to learn the very hardcore elements of programming these devices, or that allow cross platform development or that enables creating the application as a web based version that mimics the actions of the native application.
I shall be doing some more in depth looks at these apps over a series of posts but initially this post is to pull a number of the more mainstream Â applications together.
The information about the frameworks is provided from the sites themselves so may me taken as is.
Iwebkit is the revolutionnairy kit used to create high quality iPhone and iPod touch websites in a few minutes and is based on an LGPL license. In the first 4 months of it’s existance the pack has greatly evolved from a basic idea to a project that has reached worldwide fame!
Universal iPhone UI Kit
If you are looking a CSS framework to develop iPhone web applications you may check this project.
The UiUIKit (Universal iPhone UI Kit) it’s a collection of HTML examples of what can be done with CSS3 and Safari’s Webkit. With this framework you can:
Fast prototype any web app with ease. Make you’re own app using diferent iPhone original interfaces.
The framework is based on 1 stylesheet and several HTML examples, also, it contains original artwork so you can edit them in Adobe Photoshop CS and adapt it to your projects. With this framework you can build:
A jQuery plugin for mobile web development, optimized for the iPhone and iPod touch