Building efficient animations has traditionally been hard. Developers are often limited by the libraries available to them as well as the hardware that their apps run on. On top of that, many of these animation libraries use a JavaScript-driven approach to running animations where they handle the calculation of your animation’s values at every step […]

This is a guest post from Aaron Saunders. Aaron is a developer and CEO at Clearly Innovative. This is the first of a series of posts Aaron wrote about using Firebase and React hooks with Ionic React. In this post, I’ll walk through the process of creating a custom hook that uploads a file to […]

One of the biggest updates in the pipeline right now is the upcoming release of Angular 9.0.0. Currently in RC, Angular 9.0 will hopefully ship early next year. But this release includes so much that I thought it required a post to highlight some of the most important updates. Now for Ionic devs, why should […]

With the launch of Ionic React a few weeks back, the reception from the community has been incredible. We’re thrilled that so many of you are excited to use Ionic React, and I myself was excited to try React a bit more. Given that I spend most of my time with Angular, it was fun […]

Today we are excited to announce that the Release Candidate for Ionic React has launched and is now available! We released the first Beta of Ionic React in February, and since then, we have received a ton of feedback and contributions from the community. Based on this feedback, we have been working to make Ionic […]

We’re officially hiring for a number of engineering roles at Ionic. I wanted to quickly expand on what those roles entail and what the day to do day looks like, and also share some insight into what we do here at Ionic day in and day out! Senior Engineer – Desktop IDE (Studio) Link to […]

This post was written by community member Masahiko Sakakibara. He is a Web Native App Developer (using JavaScript and PHP) and organizer of the Ionic Japan User Group. Recently, he’s started to use Capacitor and is currently developing plugins for Facebook Login and Admob. Follow him on Twitter @rdlabo. Ionic 4 provides excellent performance out-of-the-box. […]

One of the very special things about Ionic and Capacitor is that a huge bulk of your app development can happen right in a browser on your desktop. That means full access to your traditional desktop web development tools (Chrome/Safari/Firefox dev tools) and the development velocity of building without having to recompile or deploy to […]

How to manage state in your app can often be the biggest and most impactful architectural decision you make. Unfortunately, there is no standard practice for state management. Developers have to choose between a wide variety of techniques and libraries (many of them 3rd party), including Redux, MobX, state “tunneling,” singleton state services, or just […]

The latest version of the Ionic CLI has dropped, containing some great updates. To see the full list of changes, review the changelog. Read on for update instructions and the highlights. NOTE: The Ionic CLI has a different versioning scheme than the Ionic Framework. Ionic Framework 5 doesn’t exist… yet. 🤓 Run ionic info in […]

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