Author Archives: Max Lynch

Over the weekend there was a post circulating online about challenges finding support for a mobile app built with Flutter. The author was running into bugs with the Flutter core and with community extensions, and was stuck because their Flutter issue received no fix nor was it prioritized by the team, and many of the […]

Many teams today are struggling to build robust end-to-end tests for their apps, often giving up on testing their native app at all or using a web-only solution that fails to provide an adequate test of the final production native app that will run in users’ hands. At Ionic, we’re making a big push in […]

2021 was a huge year for Ionic, both the company and the community. Ionic’s business saw significant growth, now counting over 300+ enterprise customers and many thousands of community customers, all powering their app development with Ionic’s enterprise-grade app development platform. This year also saw significant investment in the open source technologies underpinning Ionic’s platform, […]

Many developers need to script and automate the configuration of their Capacitor projects. For example, apps that generate multiple versions of themselves for whitelabeling, automated tooling that needs to update version and build numbers, or plugins that need to automatically configure user projects to correctly run and use the plugin. Until now, developers had to […]

Today I’m very excited to announce a brand new partnership between Ionic and one of the leading players in the low code development space, Neptune Software. This new partnership will bring Capacitor, the popular open source cross-platform native bridge built and supported by the Ionic team, to the thousands of developers and teams building mobile, […]

Today we hosted our second launch event of 2021. We heard from core Ionic team members about some exciting new updates and recent releases across our open source and commercial products. Here’s a quick rundown of what we announced. If you missed the event, check out the recording here. Ionic Portals Brings a New Supercharged […]

Today we are announcing some changes to the open source ionic-native project, namely that community member Daniel Sogl will be taking it over and it will be renamed awesome-cordova-plugins. There are a bunch of other details, however, so read on to learn more about this change and why we’re making it:

One of the most important and least understood engineering roles here at Ionic is that of the Sales Engineer (also known as a Solutions Consultant). It’s a technical role that is critical to Ionic and many other technology companies, but one that very few professional engineers are aware of. Sales Engineering is a role that […]

As Ionic adoption has grown inside of medium to large enterprise businesses, we’ve seen a proliferation of apps built for internal and line-of-business use cases. These apps, also known as Business-to-Employee (B2E) apps, have unique requirements that the average public consumer app does not, such as integration with remote device and app management services to […]

When people talk about Ionic Framework, they often put it in the “Cordova” or “Angular” buckets, because historically that’s what Ionic was: a UI kit for Cordova and Angular apps. That was fine for the first few years of Ionic’s life, but up to around 2018 things started changing. Ionic started working on a new […]

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