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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


We have learned about the new cloud offerings from Ionic as a complete platform and how we can leverage them to make Ionic Apps rapidly and release them onto the market. We have also learned about the uber cool features of Ionic v2 and how we can plan to migrate our apps in the future.

Web developers now can develop fully featured Hybrid Mobile Apps using Ionic. In this book, we have learned how to use different components and services to add amazing user experience to our Ionic Apps. We can also leverage the native device features to enhance our Ionic Apps. We should also empower our Mobile Apps with mBaaS for providing a strong backend. The next step for Ionic developers should be to design and develop new components and share them with the online Ionic community.