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Why would people build native mobile applications for Android/iOS using Java/Objective-C?

avitaavita AUMember ✭✭

Why would people build native mobile applications for Android/iOS using Java/Objective-C when they could use Xamarin/C# for all platforms if license cost isn't an issue?

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  • GuyProvostGuyProvost CAMember ✭✭✭

    Well, for one, if someone doesn't knows C#...

    Plus, Java/Android Studio and Obj-C/Swift/XCode are THE native tools for each platform supported by the manufacturer of the platform. Is someone knows Java and likes it, there is no reason he/she would use C# on Visual Studio!

  • JimBennettJimBennett GBXamarin Team, Insider, University, Developer Group Leader ✭✭✭✭

    Why would they build using C# when they could use react native and javascript? Or C++.
    There are many reasons to choose particular tools - some prefer Java, some prefer swift, some prefer C# or JS, some people are happy to spend longer developing their apps as they already have the skills sets and like the tools.

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