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Learning Ionic

By : Arvind Ravulavaru
Book Image

Learning Ionic

By: Arvind Ravulavaru

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (19 chapters)
Learning Ionic
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Testing the setup

Let's take a look at how we can test the setup for Android and iOS.

Testing for Android

To test the setup, we will scaffold a new Ionic application, and emulate that using the Android and iOS emulators.

We will first scaffold a tabs application:

ionic start -a "Example 27" -i app.example.twentyseven example27 tabs

To test the tabs application, using the cd command go to the example27 folder and run this:

ionic serve

This will launch the app in the browser and you should be able to see the tabs application.

To emulate the app on an Android emulator, first we need to add Android platform support for this project and then emulate it.

To add the Android platform, run this:

ionic platform add android

Once that is done, run the following command:

ionic emulate android

After some time, you will see the emulator launch, and the app will be deployed and executed inside the emulator:

If you have already worked with native Android apps, you know how slow the Android emulator is. If you...