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Getting Started with Ionic

By : Rahat Khanna
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Getting Started with Ionic

By: Rahat Khanna

Overview of this book

Hybrid Apps are a promising choice in mobile app development to achieve cost effectiveness and rapid development. However, they were not preferred over native apps until few years back due to a poor performance and bad user experience, but everything has changed with the release of Ionic. It has evolved as the most popular choice for Hybrid Mobile App development as it tends to match the native experience and provides robust components/tools to build apps. Getting Started with Ionic equips any web developer with the basic knowledge needed to use modern web technologies to build amazing hybrid mobile apps using Ionic. This fast-paced, practical book explains all the important concepts of AngularJS and Cordova Framework required to develop apps, then gives you a brief introduction to hybrid mobile applications. It will guide you through setting up the environment to develop mobile apps, and through the multiple options and features available in Ionic so you can use them in your mobile apps. Features such as the Side Menu, Tabs, Touch Interactions, and native features such as Bar Code, Camera, and Geolocations are all covered.. Finally, we’ll show you how to use Cordova plugins and publish your apps.
Table of Contents (17 chapters)
Getting Started with Ionic
About the Author
About the Reviewer

Ionic side menu

Ionic side menus also consist of multiple directives that help in achieving a layout with one or many side menus. It defines the layout of a section of your app. All the directives for this purpose are defined in this section.

The <ion-side-menus> directive

It is container for the ionSideMenu directive and the main content. A left-side menu, right-side menu, or both can be added to the layout of your app. This directive/element must have at least two children, one should be an <ion-side-menu-content> directive, which will load the views of the app, and one or more <ion-side-menu>.

The different attributes available to be used with this directive are as follows:






This attribute determines whether the side menu is enabled when the back button is showing. If it is set to true then the menu-toggle elements will be shown, and if the value is false, they will be hidden.