Author Archives: Matt Netkow

I’m excited to announce the first release of Ionic Secure Storage, the latest from our growing suite of enterprise-ready native solutions. Ionic Secure Storage is a high-performance, secure data store that lets you encrypt, access, and manage your data locally across iOS and Android (and web, see later) with zero hassle. Build secure, reliable, high-performance […]

Photo by Lucas van Oort on Unsplash Today I’m thrilled to announce the release of Ionic Storage v3, an open-source library that offers an easy way to store simple data in Ionic apps. Ionic Storage is useful for building single code-base apps on iOS, Android, and the Web, while automatically using the best storage engine […]

As of December 2020, Apple has required all apps in the App Store to report their data collection practices. Once added by developers, users can view the app’s product page to see which data is linked to them or used to track them. A recent report from the secure storage service pCloud highlighted the “most […]

Apple intentionally designs their products to protect users’ privacy. They’re continually working on new ways to keep personal information safe. So, it’s no surprise that they have introduced a new requirement for developers with apps on the App Store: soon, you must provide information on your app’s data collection practices, including data sent to third-party […]

Everyone knows that building performant web apps is critical for retaining happy users. However, with the constant influx of bugs to fix and new features to build, this is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to improve your Angular app’s performance substantially. Recently, Stephen Fluin from the Angular team […]

Following the news that the Ionic Vue release candidate has shipped, I’m excited to share a new tutorial: “Your First Ionic App” for Ionic Vue! If you’ve already tried the Angular or React version of the Build Your First App tutorials, you’ll feel right at home with this new guide. It walks you through the […]

Web browsers provide a variety of data primitives that web developers use to manage, manipulate, and store data – from plain text, to files, images, videos and more. However, using them correctly and effectively can be confusing. One such example is converting a base64 string to a blob using JavaScript. A blob represents binary data […]

Ionic and Xamarin are two of the most popular options for mobile app development. Both endeavor to make app development faster, easier, and more accessible to a wider audience of developers. The key contrast between them lies in the ecosystems that they embrace. Ionic is a platform that uses widely-known, standards-based web technologies and languages […]

A few weeks ago, we shared how the Ionic community is tackling the COVID-19 crisis by building apps to help inform the public. The efforts are incredibly inspiring – while COVID has upended normal life and forced us inside, that doesn’t mean that the community’s desire to connect with other members or learn new skills […]

Today I’m thrilled to announce the 2.0 release of Capacitor, Ionic’s native runtime that makes it easy to build web apps that run on iOS, Android, and on the web as Progressive Web Apps— all powered by a single codebase. Developers use Capacitor as a native app container for packaging and deploying their Ionic apps […]

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