One of the very special things about Ionic and Capacitor is that a huge bulk of your app development can happen right in a browser on your desktop. That means full access to your traditional desktop web development tools (Chrome/Safari/Firefox dev tools) and the development velocity of building without having to recompile or deploy to […]
How to manage state in your app can often be the biggest and most impactful architectural decision you make. Unfortunately, there is no standard practice for state management. Developers have to choose between a wide variety of techniques and libraries (many of them 3rd party), including Redux, MobX, state “tunneling,” singleton state services, or just […]
The latest version of the Ionic CLI has dropped, containing some great updates. To see the full list of changes, review the changelog. Read on for update instructions and the highlights. NOTE: The Ionic CLI has a different versioning scheme than the Ionic Framework. Ionic Framework 5 doesn’t exist… yet. 🤓 Run ionic info in […]
Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of Stencil 1.0 beta (what we’re calling Stencil One), featuring an all-new compiler architecture. It is not only able to better optimize your components, but is designed to be completely future-proof.
If you’ve been following the news in the React ecosystem, you’ve likely heard about the new React Hooks API available in React v16.8. Hooks expose React features like state and context to functional, or non-class components. They also make it easier to share “stateful logic” between components, such as accessing data in a store, without […]
Welcome to part two of the Full-stack TypeScript with Ionic and NestJS series! In part one of the series, we went over the benefits of using TypeScript on both the client and server, shared an introduction to NestJS, and built a simple app, that’s already up and running, called GoSpaceRanger. So far in GoSpaceRanger, we […]
In case you missed it, last week we gave a live presentation on the top Cordova challenges and the best strategies to overcome them. During that discussion, Ionic’s Senior Product Evangelist, Matt Netkow, and I dug into the top challenges that development teams face when working with Cordova to unlock native features in a hybrid […]
Do you use VS Code for Ionic and Angular development? Chances are good that you do. It’s a little app from the unlikeliest of companies that is becoming a big deal. At its core, VS Code (Code from here on), is a code editor that is free, open source, runs on multiple platforms, and has […]