Why jQuery Mobile is not relevant anymore

In the next few days, weeks, months next jQuery Mobile version will finally see the light of day. I'm not talking about a particular time frame mostly because version 1.5 is more than one year behind a schedule. To celebrate this occasion, I want to share few thoughts with you. Abandon the ship, for God's sake, leave this sinking...

Packtpub Ionic Cookbook Review – Is It Worth Your Time?

I must confess one thing; I'm not a big fan of IT related books, be it cookbooks or "for dummies" series; I never was. For me, Internet was(is) the best place to learn anything, anytime. Everything you want to read is just one Google search away. With enough effort, you'll be able to solve any problem on your way....

Should You Upgrade To Ionic 2?

Back then ... I don't know how many of you know a history of Ionic Framework. The project was originally started back in the Summer of 2013. It may not sound much but think about it; jQuery Mobile was still at the height of its success, and Android 2.3 was a dominant platform. Apparently, according to Max Lynch, the decision...

Ionic 2 | How To Update Your Application Project and CLI

If you're reading this article to learn how to update your Ionic 2 application project, let me tell you one thing, your pain is my pain. Every new Ionic Framework version brings us a treasure trove of new features, bug fixes and enhancements. Which is great, but what can we do to upgrade our existing project(s)? Unfortunately, Ionic 2...

Ionic 2 | How to Work With Cordova Plugins

In my previous article, I showed you how to create and validate forms in Ionic 2 applications. This time we will discuss how to play with Cordova plugins. For this article, we will use a rather simple plugin called Network Information Plugin. While this is a rather simple procedure, I'm still seeing people asking questions on this topic,...

Taking Your Mobile Application Further with Onsen UI 2

Hi there, this is Fran Dios from Onsen UI team. In this article I'd like to show the latest news about Onsen UI that we are currently implementing and how to use them. Onsen UI 2.0 beta As you may already know, Onsen UI 2.0 beta was released few weeks ago and it comes loaded with new features and UI...

Ionic 2 | A Page Anatomy Part 2 – Page Component

In my previous article: Ionic 2 | A Page Anatomy Part 1 – The Root Component, I talked about Ionic 2 Root component. In a few short words, Components are the main way we build and specify elements and logic on the page and Root component is the first component to initialize. In this article, we'll continue dissecting Ionic...

Ionic 2 | A Page Anatomy Part 1 – The Root Component

In my previous article, I covered everything you need to know about Ionic 2 installation. For this one, we're going to dissect Ionic 2 tutorial template. I will use it to show you Ionic 2 page/application anatomy, especially compared to Ionic 1. It will be as easy as possible, even if you don't have a previous Angular 2 knowledge....

Ionic 2 | Installation Guide

Winter is upon us, and I finally found some time to start my new article series covering next Ionic iteration also known as Ionic 2.0. Unlike a previous v1 version, this one requires Angular2 so make sure you have at least a basic understanding. This series will be written from the perspective of Android and Windows OS, don't worry;...

Introduction to Native Script – Is It Worth Your Time?

NativeScript enables developers to build native apps for iOS and Android while sharing the application code across the platforms. When building the application UI, developers use our libraries, which abstract the differences between the native platforms. In the last few years, we have seen a rise and fall of numerous cross-platform application HTML, CSS, and JavaScript frameworks, and I've...