Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of developers quite like being told their app is slow. Because of this, great pains are taken to optimize the loading and startup performance in our apps. The techniques we use have changed over the years, but the good news is that a lot of the heavy lifting is […]

At Ionic, we are big fans of TypeScript and use it in several of our important projects, including Ionic Framework, Stencil, Studio, and AppFlow. We find TypeScript beneficial for a number of reasons, but mostly because it helps us scale our large (and fairly complex) codebases in many areas, including: Catching bugs before build time […]

This is a guest post from Simon Grimm, Ionic Developer Expert and educator at the Ionic Academy. Simon also writes about Ionic frequently on his blog Devdactic. In this tutorial we will look at the new navigation system inside Ionic Framework 4.0 to learn how to use the powerful CLI, to understand how your Ionic […]

By now, you likely have heard the news that Ionic 4.0 is here! If you’re currently maintaining an older Ionic app though, you might have concerns about the challenges of upgrading to the latest version. While there will be some work involved to migrate over, there’s never been a better time to do so. Take […]

This post was written by community member, Chris Woolum. Chris is a .NET/JavaScript developer and, currently, a Chief Architect at Turnoutt, Inc. He’s passionate about software development and leveraging emerging technology. Follow him on Twitter @chriswoolum. It was almost a year ago at Ng-Conf, when I sat in on a session about TypeScript. One of […]

Following the exciting news that the Ionic Framework v4 release candidate has shipped, we’re releasing a new developer guide: Your First Ionic v4 App.

This is a guest post by Jedi Weller and his team at OpenForge. They have been pioneering new ways of designing digital solutions, integrating cross-disciplinary teams, and sharing common knowledge across technology companies in various verticals. Their work at OpenForge continues to lay the groundwork for clearer communication and enhanced transparency in the technology and […]

It lurks in the shadows…creating hidden trees…playing by a set of its own rules…it’s… SHADOW DOM! But, what exactly is Shadow DOM? Put simply, Shadow DOM is an API that is part of the Web Component model. It helps to isolate component internals, protecting users from breaking changes and global CSS. I’d like to think […]

Two weeks ago, I decided to make a companion app for the popular game, Pokemon GO. While my days were spent working on new products at Ionic (like Identity Vault), my early mornings, nights, and weekends were spent hacking on GO Ranger. Here’s what happened: Day 1: I was live on Firebase Hosting as a […]

AWS Amplify is a JavaScript library that brings their backend services to web and mobile apps. At first glance, it appears to be a simple wrapper for their cloud services. In reality, it’s so much more: a curated set of backend features that make getting started with AWS much easier than ever before. With a […]

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