Starting With Ionic Mobile App Framework

In this article you will learn about Ionic Mobile App Framework. The steps to make Ionic framework ready on Windows 7 are also discussed.

In this article we are going to discuss mobile app development. Nowadays we have so many frameworks to work with. IONIC was created in 2013 and is now providing tools and services with the best functionality, especially for hybrid mobile apps. With Ionic we can build Apps and customize them for Android and IOS.

Let us discuss it. In brief, Ionic is an open-source SDK built on top of AngularJS and Apache Cordova. In Ionic framework we can use Web Technologies HTML5 (Markup Language), CSS (Cascading Style Sheet), SAAS (Syntactically Awesome Stylesheets). Ionic includes hardware accelerated animations and minimal DOM manipulations so app is made lightweight and fast. Best part is Ionic bridges the gap between web and native app development offering rich, native-style UI components and interactions.

Feature:

Native builds and Focused: Ionic Package Natively compile your apps in the cloud for all Platforms. Ionic is modeled on popular native mobile development sdks “Develop once, deploy everywhere.

  • Live Deploy: No need to re-submit your apps. Now update your content, live.

  • Performance obsessed: With minimal DOM manipulation, zero jQuery, and hardware accelerated transitions,Ionic made lightweight and fast apps.

  • Push notifications: You can send dynamic push notifications using a simple dashboard and API.

  • User authentication: Easily authenticate users with email/password, Facebook, Twitter, Google, and more.

  • A powerful CLI: Use just one command to create, build, test, and deploy your Ionic apps onto any platform.
Let’s start to work with Ionic framework, we are going to install Visual Studio Code,

Visual Studio Code is a streamlined code editor with support for development operations like debugging, task running and version control.

Features of VS Code
  1. VS Code runs on Mac, Linux, and Windows.
  2. VS Code is a small download (< 100 MB) and has a disk footprint of less than 200 MB.

Follow the steps given below to make Ionic framework ready on Windows 7.

You'll find downloads for Linux (32-bit and 64-bit) and OS X, and both an installer and download for Windows.

  1. Download and install Visual Studio Code for Mac, Windows or Linux from code.visualstudio.com,

    download

  2. After installation open Visual studio Code, here you can code your application.

    open

  3. Here we can install extensions we required to work with pressing Ctrl+Shift+P,

    install

  4. >ext install ionic.
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