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Hybrid Mobile Development with Ionic

By : Gaurav Saini
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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 View, Creator, and Playground

We have now covered almost all important Ionic Services, yet there are some Ionic tools available for Ionic applications that are really useful. Some of those tools are Ionic View, Creator, and Playground. Let's see how all these can help us.

Ionic View

Ionic View makes it easy to share your application with your team members or your clients without using TestFlight in iOS or beta testing on Android. We can share our application with anyone easily with complicated beta provisioning. The initial step is to upload our application, which will ask for the login credentials of your Ionic account:

Now you will be able to see your application with ID f8fec798 in your portal. You can now share your application with the Ionic share...