What’s New ? Ionic 4 Stable Release is Here!

Very much awaited Ionic’s Version 4 is finally released with full of celebrations and feelings full of thrillers by the Ionic team. According to the team Back in 2013 Ionic was introduced in support with AngularJS to make is compatible with the latest choice of developers at that time. After that, there was Angular 2 and so on, Ionic also updated with 2 and later version 3 of the Ionic framework.

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Auto-focus Input and Open Keypad On View/ Page Load in Ionic 3 Application

Mobile applications having input fields for search or forms can be optimized in terms of user-friendliness if developer autofocus first input field or search field on application or page load. This behavior seems to be nominal and not of much importance but it really ads up to the convenience of the application user.

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Add Google Analytics in Ionic 3 Application using Cordova and Ionic Native Plugin

Google Analytics is a tried and tested tool which helps to track user activity in a number of ways. We can get information on wide variety of categories like most pages a user entered or left, how much time they spent, from where they came, by which means they landed etc, not only this but we can now also get gender percentage and age group of people visiting.

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Resolve! “Interstitial ads that appear after the user has exited the app” Issue in Ionic 3 Application

The latest update of one of my application got suspended by Google team due to some issue related to ads shown in the application. The issue was with Interstitial type of ads which I was showing in application after view change.

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Ionic 3 | Handle Back Press Button in Ionic 3 Application without Any Plugin

In Android application we generally press/ tap back to go back view or page but in root activity or root page in Ionic application this back press operation closes or minimize the application to the recent list.

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Ionic Lazy Loading Issue | Get Current Component/ Page/ View name in Production Release

In this post, we will discuss an issue faced by many Ionic Framework developers related to getting the current page/ view/ component name in the application. In an Ionic application which using Lazy Loading to partially load components are facing such issue.

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Optimize App Loading by Implement Lazy Loading in Ionic 3 Existing/ New App

An Ionic framework application makes development very easy and fast for multiple platforms, but sometimes due to performance issues like fluctuation in animations, jerk movements during user interactions calls for some tricky solutions to manage code with better optimizations.

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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 common 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 the 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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