Monthly Archives: August 2016

One of the most highly requested components in Creator has been the Google Maps component, and I’m pleased to let everyone know it’s finally here!

One of the first things a lot of developers love about Ionic is that it makes the tedious task of building basic app components that Just Look Good much easier. But did you know Ionic also has a grid component that makes layout easy? This is awesome because, well, CSS is a pain, and why […]

Building progressive web apps can be hard. Getting what is traditionally considered a “native” look and feel on the web is something that many web technologies are just getting the hang of. The awesome thing about Ionic is that we specialize in providing the native look and feel PWA’s strive for, with performant, native style […]

The MarketWatch app is a free news and market data app available for iOS and Android. It’s targeted to the MarketWatch.com community, as well as anyone interested in news coverage and analysis about the markets and personal finance. MarketWatch is owned by Dow Jones, publisher of The Wall Street Journal. “We consider ourselves a resource […]

What do you do when you’re in a situation that feels unsafe? Wouldn’t it be great if you could leverage your mobile device for personal safety? Well, now there’s an Ionic app for that. PhoneFlare, available on iOS and Android, allows you to trigger an alarm by ripping an accessory from the headphone port, kind […]

Localization is extremely important for software, especially as your app grows. Can you imagine not speaking the language in which an app is written and still trying to use it? In the past, it was hard to do localization in Ionic 2, as there were no solid Angular 2 localization libraries, but now, that has […]

Some of you may have noticed that Creator has changed a lot in the past three weeks. We’ve rolled out some of the biggest updates ever to the product, and the response has been incredible. Our goal has always been to get you “from zero to App Store” as quickly and easily as possible, and I’m happy to […]

Here at Ionic, we believe speed is a requirement, not a feature. We take pride in being performance-obsessed, because we believe speed is key to providing a first-class user experience. Most of the apps at the top of the App Store charts all have one thing in common: They’re all very fast and fluid! Ionic […]

Ionic 2 Frontend: Adding More Functionality In the first two parts of this series, we set the stage for an Ionic 2 Todo app that can be hosted on Heroku. We set up the Node.js backend for the app, with an Express server that defined API endpoints for accessing a MongoDB database. We also laid […]

In part 1 of this series, we started building an end-to-end Ionic 2 app with a Node.js backend. If you’re just joining us now, you’ll probably want to stop and go back to the first post. Up to this point, we’ve worked primarily in the server.js file where we created an Express app and defined […]

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