Why I Use Visual Studio Code For Developing Ionic 2 Apps

I've been using Visual Studio Code for almost a year now and I think it's probably the best code editor out there for developing Ionic 2 and Angular 2 apps. I know it's hard to break up with your current favorite editor, but I do think you are missing out on some great features that will help you develop your apps faster. Read More

A Beginner's Guide To Using ngrx In An Ionic 2 App - Part 2

In Part 1 of this tutorial we used @ngrx/store to manage our application state in memory. In order to persist this state, we are going to use @ngrx/effects. We are also going to use PouchDB to save the data to a local database. I won't go into the details of PouchDB in this tutorial, since it's all explained in my tutorial for PouchDB + Ionic 2. So if you're new to PouchDB, you might want to read that first before you continue with this tutorial. Read More

A Beginner's Guide To Using ngrx In An Ionic 2 App - Part 1

In this tutorial, we'll have a look at what ngrx is and how it can help you manage application state in your Ionic 2 app, or any other Angular 2 app for that matter. Read More

How To Use PouchDB + SQLite For Local Storage In Ionic 2

A year ago I wrote a tutorial on how to use PouchDB + SQLite for an Ionic 1 app. Now that Ionic 2 is in beta, I've updated the tutorial for Ionic 2 and the recently released Cordova SQLite Plugin 2. Read More

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2 & Angular 2 - Part 6

In this part, we'll continue with the code from the previous part and allow the user to tap on a repository in the list. The app will then navigate to a details page and display the contents of the repo's README file. Read More

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2 & Angular 2 - Part 5

Now that we have the introductions out of the way (see Part 3 and Part 4), let's go ahead and create a simple Ionic 2 app that connects to a REST API, gets some data from it and displays it in a view. Read More

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2 & Angular 2 - Part 4

In this post we'll have a first look at Angular 2 and get familiar with the TypeScript concepts of decorators and modules. Read More

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2 & Angular 2 - Part 3

The Ionic 2 and Angular 2 frameworks are both built with TypeScript and while you don't need to write your own code in TypeScript, it is recommended by both the Angular and Ionic teams. Let's find out more about TypeScript and which concepts you need to understand before you can continue to build your first Ionic 2 app. Read More