Whenever I need to add a native device feature to an Ionic app, my first instinct is to reach for a native plugin first. However, a built-in browser Web API could be the better alternative, offering the same feature set as well as improved performance and reduced maintenance cost. Web API Benefits There are several […]

Note: In this post, I’m using “Mobile First” to refer to the business concept of launching an app before a web experience, not the responsive web design use of the term. For app startups, nothing is more critical than user adoption. Unfortunately, today’s app stores are hyper competitive places, and it’s nearly impossible to stand […]

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 […]

Hey folks! I wanted to take a moment and share some comments/thoughts about a recently released update from Apple regarding web apps and the iOS App Store. Recently developers were sent out an email from Apple about Web Based Apps (noted as HTML5 Apps) in the App store. Before we jump into the post, let […]

With the success of the last Ionic Show episode, we wanted to keep the momentum going and make sure we keep creating new episodes to keep our community up to date with all the latest and greatest happenings inside of Ionic. With that, I’m pleased to announce that the latest episode of the Ionic show […]

Well hello there, Ionic community! I wanted to take a moment and tell a story about a hashtag on Twitter. This hashtag brought so many smiles to my face and everyone at the Ionic office that we decided it deserved more notoriety. This is the story of how #MyIonicStory came to be and why it […]

Flutter has been out of preview for about six months now, and in that time we’ve gotten quite a few questions about how it compares with Ionic. Having taken a close look at what Google’s latest development framework has to offer, we put together a thorough comparison guide that walks through the key similarities and […]

It’s been just a hair over 500 days since the last Ionic Show. That’s far too long. Today, we’re excited to be back with a vengeance: a movie-length Ionic Show episode covering all the latest Ionic news! 🎉 In this episode of the Ionic Show, Max and Ben bring on Josh Thomas and Matt Netkow […]

After a brief hiatus, our Bet on the Web podcast is back with a new episode. This time, we’re chatting with David Dal Busco, the creator of DeckDeckGo and organizer of the Ionic Zurich meetup group.

PhoneGap (and later Adobe PhoneGap & Apache Cordova) emerged back in 2009 as a major evolution in app development. It allowed web developers like myself to reapply their web skills to create native mobile experiences for Android, iOS, and other platforms. In fact, I’ve been a long-time PhoneGap developer that loves the platform’s power and […]

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