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Likelihood to Recommend

Apache Cordova

It is suitable for making portable applications, with almost the same code for several platforms. You can access native features of the device or use an open source plug-in from the repository to create a local database and access the internal storage of the device. It is wonderful for the construction of a native application, through the use of standard web code. It is not recommended for enterprise applications.
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Mendix

I would recommend Mendix for large organization issues and applications. It is very robust and scalable. It is made to deploy quickly so changes and expansions can be made every step of the way. I would not recommend Mendix for very small projects because the costs of usage would just be too high.
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Pros

  • Cordova is a very powerful tool for a JavaScript developer, since by simply developing in JavaScript one becomes a general developer of software and applications by implementing web technologies for various environments.
  • Cordova is not just an HTML application that runs in a browser, it allows you to write native plugins that work with any of the supported platforms, and a JavaScript container will integrate your HTML application with the native code.
  • Cordova does an amazing job in the field of hybrid application is super easy to use and functional.
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  • Mendix is a great tool to support agile scrum working. It allows client and developer to work closely together, quickly creating iterations of functionality to support the business case.
  • Mendix is a motivating tool to work with for developers. Most of the tedious repetitive programming work is taken away, allowing developers to quickly put together functionality and only diving into code when it gets interesting.
  • Mendix's visual domain models are extremely strong. It makes it easy to see what's happening and the benefits from a good domain model are always clear later on in the project.
  • Mendix can be easily enriched both front-end and back-end by using the widget (Javascript) and Java actions framework.
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Cons

  • It is not completely automatic since if you write individual style information for each platform objective, you can not make Córdova automatically apply the transormation at compile time; you have to change the linked style manually.
  • The support is deficient in general.
  • Configuration and use can be complicated as it requires the use of the command line.
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  • I think Mendix does a great job and have few areas of concern.
  • It would behoove us to have Mendix deployed at other universities. Co-developing with other universities would be a tremendous boost for our operations and others.
  • We are very interested in improving our game in the way we continue to develop our application. More on-line tutorials by expert staff, even if they required payment, would be preferable to sending employees to Boston or the Netherlands for expert training.
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Usability

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Mendix8.2
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A 10 would say I have nothing to wish for. A 9 means I haven't seen anything better.This tool really helps you in the whole creation and maintenace cycle, so from requirements to building/modeling to testing to deploying to capturing feedback.
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Support

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Mendix8.0
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Response times are quick and you will get updates regularly about the status of your request. Even with very technical questions they have specialists that can help you with your problems it will give you an answer or help you with a work around.
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Alternatives Considered

We selected Cordova since it provides ease of doing business and ease of use. The best thing about Cordova is that you can code once and run it on multiple platforms. Cordova provides add-ons that connect your code with native features of various mobile platforms. And you do not need to learn anything new since you can use your javascript skills
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Because of my initial success in another business using Mendix, I did not search for competing solutions when I built the Kermit application.
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Return on Investment

  • It has a positive impact in general. Cordova is really a great solution for web developers who want to bring their incredible ideas to devices, but they just do not have a lot of time to put into iOS and Android learning curves.
  • Our biggest benefit was that the management of images for multiple devices.
  • Developing with Cordova has drastically reduced the cost of cross-platform deployment.
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  • Easy to add extra functionality
  • Great platform to use in a multi-app landscape
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Pricing Details

Apache Cordova

General
Free Trial
Free/Freemium Version
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Entry-level set up fee?
No
Apache Cordova Editions & Modules
Apache Cordova
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Mendix

General
Free Trial
Yes
Free/Freemium Version
Yes
Premium Consulting/Integration Services
Yes
Entry-level set up fee?
Optional
Mendix Editions & Modules
Mendix
On-premise Edition
Enterprise Edition
$1,6751
Pro Edition
$1,2501
1. per month (billed annually)
SaaS Edition
Free Edition
$0
Pro Edition
$1,2502
Enterprise Edition
$1,6752
2. per month (billed annually)
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