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Sai Kiran
Sai Kiran

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How exactly is ionic/capacitor is different from cordova?

I've started exploring, cordova and ionic but I dont see exactly how they differ they both use webviews, and the way we implement plugins differ apart from that how do they differ architecturally.

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Henry Quinn

Disclaimer: It's been a minute since I last looked into this.

I believe Cordova just wraps your code in a web-viewer-within-a-mobile-app.

I think Ionic actually handles taking your JS code and translating it to mobile OS specific API's to make it appear a little more "native."

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Surgie Finesse • Edited

Here is my comparison with numbers: