Build real-time, scalable, and interactive mobile apps with the Ionic framework
About This Book
Create amazing, cross-platform hybrid native apps using a projects-based approach
Discover ways to make the best use of the latest features in Ionic to build on a wide array of applications
This is the right learning curve for you if you want to take the leap from an intermediate-level to a pro front-end developer with Ionic
Who This Book Is For
This book is for intermediate-level Ionic developers who have some experience in working with Ionic, but don't yet have a complete idea how powerful Ionic can be to create real-time apps with dynamic functionality.
What You Will Learn
Get to grips with the features of Ionic for application development
Build a Chat app with Firebase and Ionic
Make a stock tracking app using the third-party REST API and build its layouts with Ionic Navigation and Pages
Use Cordova plugins with Ionic to build a media player app
Create a production-ready application by using Ionic components, services, and Firebase as a back end
Get to know the best practices to create real-time Ionic applications
Ionic 2, the latest version of Ionic Mobile SDK, is built on the top of latest technologies such as Angular 2, TypeScript, SASS, and lot more. The idea behind Ionic 2 is to make the entire app development process even more fun.
This book makes it possible to build fun and engaging apps using Ionic 2. You will learn how to use various Ionic components, integrate external services, derive capabilities, and most importantly how to make professional apps with Ionic 2. It will help you in understanding the fundamentals of Ionic 2 app development and will show how to build applications, gradually increasing your capabilities and the complexity of applications so that you can learn Ionic app development in a consistent and convenient way.
You will also explore services such as Firebase, using LocalStorage, the WordPress JSON API, and REST API, which will help you turn your next billion dollar idea into reality.
By the end of this book, you will be able to proudly call yourself a pro Ionic developer who can create a host of different apps with Ionic, and you'll have a deeper practical understanding of Ionic.
Style and approach
A practical project-based approach helps you create five-six different apps on your own using the various features of Ionic in each project.