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Hybrid Mobile Development with Ionic

By : Gaurav Saini
Book Image

Hybrid Mobile Development with Ionic

By: Gaurav Saini

Overview of this book

Ionic is an open source, front-end framework that allows you to develop hybrid mobile apps without any native-language hassle for each platform. It offers a library of mobile-optimized HTML, CSS, and JS components for building highly interactive mobile apps. This book will help you to develop a complete, professional and quality mobile application with Ionic Framework. You will start the journey by learning to configure, customize, and migrate Ionic 1x to 3x. Then, you will move on to Ionic 3 components and see how you can customize them according to your applications. You will also implement various native plugins and integrate them with Ionic and Ionic Cloud services to use them optimally in your application. By this time, you will be able to create a full-fledged e-commerce application. Next, you will master authorization, authentication, and security techniques in Ionic 3 to ensure that your application and data are secure. Further, you will integrate the backend services such as Firebase and the Cordova iBeacon plugin in your application. Lastly, you will be looking into Progressive Web Applications and its support with Ionic, with a demonstration of an offline-first application. By the end of the book, you will not only have built a professional, hybrid mobile application, but will also have ensured that your app is secure and performance driven.
Table of Contents (9 chapters)

Ionic Auth

User authentication is an essential component of most apps. It allows you to identify your users and provide a unique experience for them. Logging in/out, managing user data, and other API features for auth are handled by authentication providers. The setup and usage may vary per provider. There are multiple providers available with Ionic Auth:

  • E-mail/password
  • Custom
  • Facebook
  • Google
  • Twitter
  • Instagram
  • LinkedIn
  • GitHub

We will be integrating e-mail/password provider in our vPlanet application. We will also be integrating Facebook login in Chapter 6, TasteBite App with Firebase, where we will be building our tastebit application with Firebase. e-mail/password authentication is really easy to configure inside our application. We will start with integrating a login method inside our LoginPage, where first we will import Auth from the @ionic/cloud-angular package:

// src/pages/login/login.ts 

import { Auth...