How To Create A Node.js Microservice For Your Ionic App

In my previous post I created an Ionic 2 app that reads the posts from a Facebook Page and displays them in the app. I also mentioned that hard coding the Access Token for the Facebook Graph API within the app wasn't ideal, since it can be stolen by anyone who decompiles your app. In this post we'll create a very simple Node.js service that will handle the call to the Facebook Graph API for us, so we don't need to include the Access Token in our Ionic app anymore. Read More

Ionic, Ionic 2+, Node.js, ES6

Exploring App Module And App Component In An Ionic 2+ App

I recently upgraded all my Ionic 2 tutorials from beta versions to the latest version of Ionic 2 and I noticed that there were some changes regarding the App Module. This inspired me to dig a little bit deeper into what happens at the start of the application. In this post, we'll have a look at the functionality of both the App Component and the App Module. Read More

Ionic 2+, Angular 2+, TypeScript

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

Ionic 2+, Angular 2+, TypeScript, ngrx, RxJS, Redux

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2+ & Angular 2+ - Part 7

In the previous parts we tested the app in the browser for convenience, but we obviously need to test it on a mobile device itself, so let's have a look at how to deploy an Ionic app to an emulator and to a real mobile device. This post will not cover publishing an app through the App Store and Google Play Store, but I'll give you some links to articles that will guide you through that process. Read More

Genymotion, Ionic 2+, HockeyApp

Build Your First Mobile App With Ionic 2+ & Angular 2+ - Part 1

A year ago I wrote a series of posts on how to build a mobile app with Ionic. The Ionic Team have been working on the next version of Ionic and will be releasing that in beta soon, so now is a good time to revisit that tutorial and update it for Ionic 2. This tutorial series is for web developers who don't have any previous experience with Ionic. Read More

Cordova, Ionic 2+, Angular 2+