17. Using Third-Party UI Frameworks with Cordova

From time to time, people pop up on the Cordova dev list or the support forums asking about what UI capabilities Cordova provides and what HTML5 frameworks are compatible with Apache Cordova. The purpose of this chapter is to address all of those questions.

The quick answer to the first question is that Apache Cordova doesn’t provide any UI capabilities. None. This was demonstrated in Chapter 2, “Anatomy of a Cordova Application.” The Cordova framework doesn’t do anything to enhance the UI of a Cordova application. There are several good reasons for this.

First of all, the definition of Apache Cordova directly from the Apache Cordova web site (www.cordova.io) says:

Apache Cordova is a set of device ...

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