Ionic 4 | Adding Native Storage in Application Using Cordova SQLite Storage Plugin

In this post, we will add Cordova’s SQLite storage plugin in Ionic version 4 Application. This is the commanly and widely used storage plugin by most of the Ionic developers since version 1 of Ionic. Storage is widely used to store personalized settings by the user in the application which is not required to be stored on server side.

Application developers sometimes need to save a bunch of information on the user side to control some features and provide some offline functionalities to application users, in that case, local storage proves very handy. Using Ionic’s Native storage plugin we can storage key value pairs which may have any type of data from a simple string or integers to JSON objects. But this locally stored data will remain until the application is Uninstalled or device is formatted.

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Ionic 3/4 | Adding Google Maps SDK Cordova Plugin in Ionic 4 Application

As we have already discussed How to Add Google Maps using JavaScript API in Ionic Applications, in this post we will implement Google Maps Cordova plugin using SDK. In comparison to JavaScript API Native SDK, Google Maps are more fast and efficient in terms of performance in mobile applications. Ionic Native Google Maps have more features which we can implement in a fully featured mobile application with Google Maps like in Native Android or IOS applications. We can easily implement following in Google Maps using this Native Cordova plugin.

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Ionic 4 | Add Barcode/ QR Code Scanner/ Encoder Generator Ionic 4 Native Plugin

Updated ( 06 Apr 2019 ) for latest Ionic CLI v4.12.0

In this tutorial, we will implement a Barcode or QR Scanner / Encoder plugin in Ionic 4 application. Barcodes and QR codes are widely used for multiple purposes like to add a link where a user doesn’t need to type the whole URL it can be easily scanned from a QR code. Barcodes can also be seen everywhere on the day to day items like eatables clothes etc, we can wimple scan these barcodes to get information like item code date of manufacturing, prices etc.

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Ionic 3 | Integrate AdMob Plus an Update of AdMob Free in Ionic 3 Applications

AdMob Plus is a Cordova plugin to use Google AdMob in hybrid applications like Ionic. AdMob Plus is developed by same developer Ratson who previously developed and maintained AdMob Free plugin. Ratson wanted to create an AdMob plugin with no ad sharing, as most of the plugin do, they take a part of the revenue from developer earning when they cross a certain threshold. But Ratson was interested to develop an open source project where a developer can use AdMob without any risk of revenue sharing.

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Ionic 3 | Create Torch /Flashlight Application using Backlight Plugin Ionic Native 3.x

In this post, we will create Flashlight/ Torch app in Ionic 3 version using Ionic Native plugin Flashlight, the application will have a switch button to on/ off camera flashlight which can be used as a torch.

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Ionic 3 | Adding Bug and Crash Reporting System Crashlytics in Ionic Native 3.X

Firebase Crashlytics service is widely used these days by many developers, it helps in reporting crash, bug, and error reporting in your dashboard. This helps a lot to know the reasons behind application crashes and improving user experiences. Firebase Crashlytics is now only used in Native applications, In this tutorial, we will implement to Cordova plugin in Ionic 3 application providing close enough automation in Crash reporting.

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Ionic 3 | Add Clipboard Plugin ( Copy and Paste ) Ionic Native 3.x Version

Clipboard is referred to a special memory space provided in the device, specialized to keep last copied data like text, images, files etc. Clipboard is a temporary space which is washed out as user copies new data and replaces existing data.

In this tutorial we will implement Clipboard or Copy Paste plugin in Ionic 3 application, using which developer can provide a handy operation to a user for easy copy and paste features on some event like button click as sometimes it takes much time to select text and paste it somewhere by deleting existing and long tap to paste.

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