Cross-Platform Mobile Development
Definition - What does Cross-Platform Mobile Development mean?
Techopedia explains Cross-Platform Mobile Development
In order to try to serve all of these markets, companies have to decide how to create either one codebase that can be tweaked for multiple operating systems, or two or more separate projects, each aimed at developing one side of the cross-platform equation.
Programmers can use various tools and resources to pursue cross-platform mobile development. Some of these provide libraries that allow developing functions for a particular operating system. Generally, these technologies use programming languages like Python, Ruby on Rails, etc.