We’ve been making a lot of buzz about our new VS Code Extension for Ionic Framework. But, you may not know that the extension works with other Capacitor projects as well. In this post, we’ll go over three great features of the Ionic extension that you can leverage for your Capacitor project.
As a web developer first jumping into mobile development with Capacitor, the mobile ecosystem can be a bit overwhelming. Luckily, we’ve got you covered with a list of 6 excellent mobile dev tools that you can use to help take your development to the next level.
Today we’re excited to announce a new, open-source Capacitor plugin: @capacitor/google-maps. With @capacitor/google-maps, you can embed a native Google maps experience directly into your Capacitor app. Let’s take a quick look at the Google Maps plugin API and how you can add a map to your app.
As applications continue to grow in scale and complexity, organizations are continually implementing new architectural patterns to maintain a fast development pace. Many companies are seeing issues of scale in their frontend applications and they’re turning to micro frontends to combat this.
As a Developer Advocate, a common question or comment I hear from folks is, “My app is slow. How can I fix it?” While this may seem like a clear or concise question, it’s quite complex and can lead to a lot of back and forth about the app in question. Given that I’ve been […]
It’s no secret that Ionic and React Native compete in the cross-platform application development ecosystem. A quick online search will bring up countless articles comparing the two cross-platform solutions. In these articles, advocates for React Native will often lean on performance as the biggest reason to choose one platform over another. Their assumption is that, […]
Hey folks! In case you missed it, we hosted a stream on YouTube today all about Ionic 6. Lead Framework Engineer Liam DeBeasi showed us all the new features and component redesigns that came with Ionic 6, as well as what users can expect in the future. I also walked through the process of upgrading […]
The Android App Bundle (AAB) publishing format includes an app’s compiled code and resources as well as defers APK generation and signing to Google Play. Introduced in 2018, Google Play uses the app bundle to generate and optimize APKs for distribution for different device configurations and languages. This makes your app smaller and faster to […]
Many teams today are struggling to build robust end-to-end tests for their apps, often giving up on testing their native app at all or using a web-only solution that fails to provide an adequate test of the final production native app that will run in users’ hands. At Ionic, we’re making a big push in […]