Perfecting Cordova with Ionic

11:15am–11:45am Wednesday, 04/22/2015
Cross-platforming
Location: Salon 12/13/14/15
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THIS SESSION HAS REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS LISTED BELOW

The Apache Cordova project lets web developers create hybrid mobile applications for multiple platforms. It is easy to use and powerful, but does not provide a UI or UX library out of the box. This is where the Ionic Framework comes in. Ionic is a UI/UX library built with AngularJS. It provides a simple way to add a beautiful UI to your application while also working with AngularJS to provide a SPA for your code. On top of UI/UX features, Ionic also provides debugging and development improvements at the CLI as well other features that will help Cordova developers.

In this session I’ll discuss the Ionic framework and how it is used while also sharing multiple examples of the framework in use. I’ll point out possible pain points for developers and things to look out for, as well as discuss best practices and suggested use cases for the framework.

SESSION REQUIREMENTS AND INSTRUCTIONS FOR ATTENDEES

Some experience with Cordova or PhoneGap. To use Ionic, you really need some experience with Angular, but, I think attendees who have not used Angular can still gain a lot from this session.

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Raymond Camden

IBM

Raymond Camden is a developer advocate for IBM. His work focuses on the MobileFirst platform, hybrid mobile development, Node.js, HTML5, and ColdFusion. He’s a published author and presents at conferences and user groups on a variety of topics. Raymond can be reached at his blog, or via email at raymondcamden@gmail.com.