1. Native Applications:
These are applications developed to be used on a particular platform or operating system such as Android, iOS etc. Native apps are usually written in languages that the platform accepts. They are also built using the specific Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for the given operating systems, such as Android Studio for Android Apps and XCode for iOS Apps.
The principal advantage of native apps is that they optimize the user experience. By being designed and developed specifically for that platform, they look and perform better.
Examples of some popular Native Applications are Instagram for Android, VLC media player for Android, WordPress for iOS, and 2048 game for iOS,
Native Apps are usually built using either of the following languages;
2. Hybrid Applications:
Examples of some popular Hybrid Applications are MarketWatch, Untappd, FanReact, and TripCase.
Some popular frameworks for building Hybrid applications include;
3. Progressive Web Applications (PWAs):