Handling Native View Animations With Ionic Framework

The Ionic Framework animations are choppy at best, they will work almost perfectly on stronger devices, but God forbid using them on anything slower. Don't get me wrong, I still believe Ionic is currently the best solution for hybrid mobile development. Still, those animations are a hard pill to swallow. To make a story short, yesterday morning I found...

Speed Up Your Ionic Application Using These Techniques

This article is something I wanted to write last few months. After spending last few years developing hybrid mobile applications, I came to know few tips and tricks to make them faster. At this point, hybrid mobile development is still behind native applications. What we gain in code reusability we lose in app speed. Thankfully, we can mitigate this...

How to Create Elegant Slider Carousel in Ionic Framework

Last few months I noticed a lot of people requesting a carousel example. Let's create one, something sweet and sexy. First of all, we will not use nothing jQuery related, God knows there's a ton of them. No, no, we're going to do it vanilla Angular style. Table of Contents Introduction Don't worry, we're not going to this from...

Top Five Meteor.js Video Tutorials

After spending few weeks with MeteorJs I would like to share with you best video tutorial resources, I found so far. Some of you maybe prefer learning by reading approach, but when starting with something new I always like to look what’s available at Youtube. I’m not ashamed, and I don’t mind, why would I. Youtube is an excellent...

Detecting Device Motion With Ionic Framework and ngCordova

Do you feel the motion? No? Then you're not using ngCordova device motion plugin. I'm creating this example to show you how easy it is. Table of Contents Page 1 | Preparation Page 1 | Development Page 1 | Example Page 2 | Deployment Page 2 | Download The Code Preparation This tutorial requires a correct development environment: Android Environment (or iOS...

Accessing Image Gallery using Ionic and ngCordova

I wrote this article to show you how to access your smartphone image gallery. Attached to this article will be a working example you can reuse for your needs. Table of Contents Preparation If you don't have a preset development environment then make sure you have these: Android Environment (or iOS if your working on a MacOS) ...

Top Five Ionic Framework and AngularJS Video Tutorials

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...

How to Show Different Native Modal Windows In Ionic Framework

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...

Programmatically Show Ion List Options Buttons in Ionic Framework

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,...

How to Open a File using its default application in Ionic Framework

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...