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Ionic in Action: Hybrid Mobile Apps with Ionic and AngularJS

  • Length: 320 pages
  • Edition: 1
  • Publisher:
  • Publication Date: 2015-10-08
  • ISBN-10: 1633430081
  • ISBN-13: 9781633430082


Ionic in Action teaches web developers how to build cross-platform mobile apps for phones and tablets on iOS and Android. You’ll learn how to extend your web development skills to build apps that are indistinguishable from native iOS or Android projects.

Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications.

About the Book

Wouldn’t it be great if you could build mobile apps using just your web development skills? With Ionic, you can do just that: create hybrid mobile apps using web technologies that you already know, like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, that will run on both iOS and Android.

Ionic in Action teaches web developers how to build mobile apps using Ionic and AngularJS. Through carefully explained examples, the book shows you how to create apps that use UI components designed for mobile, leverage current location, integrate with native device features like the camera, use touch gestures, and integrate with external data sources. Learn to test your apps to improve stability and catch errors as you develop. Finally, you’ll discover the command-line utility, and how to build and deploy to app stores.

What’s Inside

  • Create mobile apps with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS
  • Design complex interfaces with Ionic’s UI controls
  • Build once and deploy for both iOS and Android
  • Use native device hardware and device-specific features
  • Covers the entire mobile development process

About the Reader

Readers should know HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Familiarity with AngularJS is helpful but not required.

About the Author

Jeremy Wilken is a senior UX software developer who works with Ionic, AngularJS, and Node.js. He lives in Austin, Texas.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introducing Ionic and hybrid apps
Chapter 2 Setting up your computer to build apps
Chapter 3 What you need to know about AngularJS
Chapter 4 Ionic navigation and core components
Chapter 5 Tabs, advanced lists, and form components
Chapter 6 Weather app, using side menus, modals, action sheets, and ionScroll
Chapter 7 Advanced techniques for professional apps
Chapter 8 Using Cordova plugins
Chapter 9 Previewing, debugging, and automated testing
Chapter 10 Building and publishing apps

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