Author Archives: Max Lynch

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 […]

Today I’m thrilled to announce the 3.0 release of Capacitor, Ionic’s native runtime that makes it easy to build web apps that run on iOS, Android, Desktop, and on the web as Progressive Web Apps — all powered by a single codebase. Capacitor connects the web to native, enabling the best of both worlds by […]

Today, we are excited to announce the alpha of a new product from the Ionic team: Ionic Portals. Ionic Portals is our first product aimed at native mobile app developers and provides a supercharged Web View native control to enable native and web teams to better collaborate and bring new and existing web experiences to […]

Today we hosted our first launch event of 2021. During the event, we heard from core Ionic team members about some exciting new updates and recent releases across our open source and commercial products. Missed the live event? No problem. Continue reading for all the details, or watch the recording on YouTube here.

It goes without saying, 2020 was quite the year. I’ll spare you the clichés, we’re just hoping all of you in the great Ionic community are staying safe and healthy. Despite such a challenging year, we’re optimistic there’s a light at the end of this tunnel and a promise of a return to normalcy. With […]

HIPAA compliance for mobile is the responsibility of app development teams and their companies. While mobile technologies and platforms like Ionic provide UI and integration with Native SDKs, they do not handle user data or network security as it pertains to HIPAA compliance. Nor would any other mobile technology, it’s simply out of the purview […]

Most apps utilizing authentication need to provide the user with ways to persist user sessions, or store sensitive values such as encryption keys, all while enabling automatic login using biometrics. There is one very common way that developers first try to implement this: show the fingerprint or face id prompt, and once the user passes […]

Adobe just announced that PhoneGap and PhoneGap Build are shutting down. For many teams relying on PhoneGap Build for cross-platform builds, this, along with the recent iOS 13 build issues, is a big setback. Fortunately, it doesn’t have to be! There is a great alternative to get your apps working that is a nearly drop-in […]

Every production mobile app ultimately has a set of recurring tasks around integration, testing, deployment, and long term maintenance. These tasks often must be automated across a team of many developers and app projects. Building a process for these tasks can be incredibly time consuming and require specialized infrastructure experience, but is critical for the […]

As the world tries to make sense of the rapidly evolving COVID-19 outbreak and ensuing social and economic crisis, developers in the Ionic community are leading the charge to inform and help the public. In the last few weeks, we’ve been made aware of many efforts across the world by Ionic developers to build useful […]

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