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I must confess; my first contact with Ionic Framework was through the YouTube video tutorial. I'm not ashamed, and I don't mind, why would I. Youtube is an excellent choice if you want to learn how software development. Just look at The New Boston channel. I have a huge respect for the owner; he spent last few...

ngCordova provides several types of modal window, of course depending on a smart device environment. I will try to show you every single one of them. Table of Contents Preparation Before we can do anything make sure you have the following: Android Environment (or iOS if your working on a MacOS) nodeJS Ionic Cordova If...

Ion list options buttons are nice feature taken from the iOS environment. It's an ingenious solution if you want to show additional list buttons without taking additional space. Table of Contents Implementation When working with Ionic lists you can easily trigger this feature using a simple swipe left gesture. Unfortunately, there isn't any other way of achieving this effect,...

The point of this article is to show you how to open a file using its default application. For example how to open a PDF file in a designated PDF reader, altogether skipping InAppBrowser plugin. Table of Contents Preparation Before we can do anything make sure you have the following: Android Environment (or iOS if your working...

Do you think mobile application development is easy? All in all, it doesn't matter. You can be an exceptional mobile developer, but sooner or later, you'll stumble working on your application user interface. In fact, it's often the biggest challenge facing any mobile development project. So why not help yourself? UI kits take the pain out of developing a...

While not an important feature, you can, using Cordova (or ngCordova in our case) access your smart devices contacts. Various applications like Twitter or LinkedIn are already using this feature to access a list of your friends, so can you. I'm writing this tutorial to show you how easy it is, so just relax and keep reading. Table of Contents ...

To be honest, I never intended to write this article. jQuery Mobile was, in a sense, dead to me. Why wasting my time on a product that was not updated last two years. For a better perspective, in these two years we so the rise of Ionic Framework, Onsen UI, React Native, and Framework7. Thankfully, good news related to...

You will face this problem sooner or later. A code that works just fine in a standard AngularJS application will no longer work when packaged with Ionic Framework. It happened to me when I was working on my very first Ionic application, the very first day I was playing with it. Table of Contents The Problem I found this...

Once in a while you will need to inform application user that there's an information they're required to see, for example, an upcoming appointment. This is, of course, easy if said application is active and running but what if it's running in the foreground? We can easily solve this problem with local notifications. Table of Contents Preparation Before we...

Have you ever wanted to programmatically send an SMS? Who cares, this technology is no longer important. But if yous till need to do so here's how you can do this with Ionic Framework and Cordova. Table of Contents Preparation Make sure you have these requirements: Android Environment (or iOS if your working on a MacOS) ...