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If you do not have enough developers to complete application development process for every platform separately then you should go with these frameworks and engines to use the same code. It would buy you enough time to build full-featured applications and then let the engine do its work to build the cross-platform applications, using that same source.

I have tried Xamarin and Apache Cordova both. My views on them are,

Xamarin

Xamarin is developed using .NET framework tools and assemblies, it can be developed in Visual Studio also. So if you're good at Visual Studio and .NET framework then you should try out Xamarin. There are different packages that you can try out.

You can also develop applications in Xamarin that run on Android, iOS and Windows platform. However, running iOS emulator would require a near network connected Mac.

Good news is that Visual Studio Community 2015 comes shipped with cross-platform tools for Android, iOS and Windows Phone using Xamarin. It installs the SDK, creates the Virtual Devices and sets up the environment for you to start developing application. You also require a Xamarin account.

Android NDK is used to natively compile the source code in to Android applications.

Apache Cordova

Apache Cordova is based on HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create the cross-platform applications. If you have done web development before then this framework would suit you. It uses HTML to generate the views and JavaScript to handle everything.

I did not love it, because this code runs in the WebView. All of your application's source code is wrapped in side that WebView. Only Windows Phone is able to run the application natively, because .NET framework supports HTML/JavaScript based applications. Other platforms use a WebView to view your application's content as a website or web application.

If you really have to do something like this. Why not create a website in the very first place?

Rest is now up to you. Select the framework that suits you! Smile | :)
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