Corona lets developers use integrated Lua, layered on top of
Objective-C, to build graphically rich applications that are also lightweight
in size and quick in development time.
Phone Gap (Adobe)
The mobile framework allows web developers to natively target all
Foreign Function Interface (FFI) to an embedded WebView or Webkit on the
(Motorola Solutions company)
Rhodes is a framework for building native applications that can run
on a variety of smartphones. Rhodes uses a Model View Controller pattern.
Views are written in HTML
Appcelerator Titanium Mobile is a web based application framework
solutions allowing web developers to apply existing skills to create native
Developers will also have to learn the extensive Titanium API. Wikipedia
notes that the term cross-compiler is misleading as the titanium engine
interprets the code during run time.