Build amazing iOS and Android apps
with technology you already know

Open source framework for building truly native mobile apps
with Angular, TypeScript or JavaScript.

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Why you need NativeScript


Native UI

Beautiful, accessible, platform-native UI - no webviews. Define once and let NativeScript adapt to run everywhere, or tailor the UI to specific devices and screens. This is one of the reasons SAP chose NativeScript to power the mobile portion of their SAP Enterprise App Modeler application.



Easily reuse existing plugins from npm, CocoaPods (iOS) and Gradle (Android) directly in NativeScript projects, plus hundreds of NativeScript specific plugins.


Quick to learn

Accelerate the learning curve by using skills you already know to develop native mobile applications. Try it in 60 seconds!



Write and deploy native mobile apps for iOS and Android from a single code base


Strong Backing

Backed by Progress (PRGS) - Decades of experience creating and supporting software for developers. Enterprise support is available from the creators of the platform.


Open Source

Open Source: Apache 2 license. Unlimited free applications.

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Build truly native mobile apps with JavaScript. Use web skills, like Angular and CSS, and get native UI and performance on iOS and Android.

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Use Angular 2 to build your first native mobile application with NativeScript.

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Use modern JavaScript to build your first native mobile application with NativeScript.

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NativeScript for Visual Studio Code

The NativeScript extension for Visual Studio Code is a great way to accelerate your NativeScript development workflow.

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Hundreds of NativeScript plugins are available to extend and empower your native mobile apps.

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Sample apps with open source code

The NativeScript team provides three complete real-world app implementations.

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Get involved

NativeScript is an open source framework made available under the Apache 2 license. There is a vibrant community of developers contributing on the project in a variety of ways. If you would like to lend a hand, there are lots of ways to get involved.

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