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Attribute Ratings

  • Qlik Analytics Platform is rated higher in 2 areas: Likelihood to Recommend, Support Rating

Likelihood to Recommend

5.0

NativeScript

50%
13 Ratings
8.0

Qlik Analytics Platform

80%
8 Ratings

Likelihood to Renew

8.0

NativeScript

80%
1 Rating

Qlik Analytics Platform

N/A
0 Ratings

Support Rating

1.0

NativeScript

10%
3 Ratings
8.1

Qlik Analytics Platform

81%
4 Ratings

Likelihood to Recommend

Progress Software Corporation

I gotta be honest, after a PoC period, we choose to rewrite the whole application in a different cross-platform app. Our developers had to invest a lot of time and effort to debug a lot of plugin-related issues, which we needed to utilize the android mobile phone capabilities. QR reader, special visualizations, and fine-tuning were really hard and often resulted in writing native Android code instead of using the shared Angular code. In the end, we think that writing a standalone Android app and an Angular app would have been a better alternative, as the shared code base was so unreliable that it did not save us any time.
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Qlik

1. You need to design reports to perform analytics on augmented data, this should be your first choice 2. It has a trend indicator so can trigger events based on the indicator we set 3. Ad-hoc reports can be created 4. Multidimensional analysis can be performed as users can analyze and visualize the data as well.
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Pros

Progress Software Corporation

  • True native app. The app uses native components and that is quite noticeable in the overall performance of the app. NativeScript is also awesome in the way we can access the native APIs, so we are never really constrained by the framework. If we need, we can just dive into the native APIs without leaving our environment and language (JS).
  • Cross-platform. Builds for Android and iOS. It deals with the platforms differences very well.
  • Support for Vue.js. Even though it is just a community effort, the NativeScript-Vue plugin is the best alternative to build native Apps with Vue.js. That was a major factor to go with NativeScript.
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Qlik

  • Fast setup of analytics report
  • Easy tweaking of build dashboards
  • Perfect integration with other data software
  • Vast possibilities on setting up dashboards
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Cons

Progress Software Corporation

  • The need to know the native Android and iOS APIs to access device hardware and other platform-specific functionality
  • Not all user interface components are available for free
  • NativeScript has no HTML and DOM, which requires some deep knowledge of different UI tools to be implemented instead
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Qlik

  • Certainly, it turns out that implementation and data modeling are sometimes complex.
  • There are still many graphic and representation limits that need complex customizations to be overcome.
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Pricing Details

NativeScript

Starting Price

$0

Editions & Modules

NativeScript editions and modules pricing
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Footnotes

    Offerings

    Free Trial
    Free/Freemium Version
    Premium Consulting/Integration Services

    Entry-level set up fee?

    No setup fee

    Additional Details

    The NativeScript framework and CLI are completely free and open source. NativeScript Sidekick is a free download to improve developer productivity with optional paid tiers for power users.

    Qlik Analytics Platform

    Starting Price

    Editions & Modules

    Qlik Analytics Platform editions and modules pricing
    EditionModules

    Footnotes

      Offerings

      Free Trial
      Free/Freemium Version
      Premium Consulting/Integration Services

      Entry-level set up fee?

      No setup fee

      Additional Details

      Likelihood to Renew

      Progress Software Corporation

      The hybrid is ok but native is better for performance and the right use case I want to go for is the performance without dealing with too many development tools.
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      Qlik

      No answers on this topic

      Support Rating

      Progress Software Corporation

      The community support is excellent.
      They have a slack community as well as a discourse forum
      forum.nativescript.org
      Both of these offer community driven support.
      The forum is more for a threaded discussion. The slack community is more for a quick talk.
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      Qlik

      Customer support is provided through resellers, and finding the right reseller for your context can be a challenge. However our support from our last two resellers/partners has been largely very good. The online community is strong, though obviously doesn't replace having local technical experts working with the product and managing it.
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      Alternatives Considered

      Progress Software Corporation

      Ionic Ionic is an excellent Angular-based framework for mobile, and it does give a lot of access to the native device api's. However, the technology is based on Cordova, which means the apps being built are just webviews, with html, css and JS all running on the UI thread, and potentially creating very slow experiences for users. NativeScript is a truly native solution, and so provides a faster user experience. ReactNative We evaluate ReactNative, and found it much the same as NativeScript. The main difference is that your JS is all written with React, while NativeScript lets you choose between normal JS, Angular, and Vue. For our team, Angular was the most appropriate choice.
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      Qlik

      They are all good tools, each having their own pros and cons. Qlik Analytics Platform was easy to set up, more than affordable, and has a good user base. Though not as large as some of the other tools, it is growing every day and for the price, it is very hard to beat. I would recommend it. Microsoft Power BI is a little more intuitive to some users, many of them engineers, because of its similarities to Excel. I do like that it follows a similar structure to Excel but I think that it also has the same old-school GUI, which could be improved on. I prefer the way Qlik Analytics Platform's visualizations look because they appear more modern and smooth rather than rigid.
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      Return on Investment

      Progress Software Corporation

      • The poor quality of NativeScript documentation has the potential to weigh heavily on development timelines, budgets, and QA resources in a NEGATIVE manner.
      • The poor interoperability of NativeScript plugins can significantly increase development time.
      • The need to seek out professional instruction to learn how to use NativeScript effectively may become a burden on your budget.
      • The number of breaking changes between versions of NativeScript, may cause your development efforts to lag further behind the most recent releases of NativeScript and your other chosen environments than you are accustomed to.
      • NativeScript still does not support the latest major version of Angular. Any significant changes to the other environment components of your systems may hold you back even further while NativeScript plays catch-up.
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      Qlik

      • Overhead of creating and maintaining BI reports is drastically decreased.
      • It provided ability for the business unit to create and manage its own custom reports.
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