Ionic 3 – Add App Rating ( Rate Us 5 Stars ) Popup in Ionic 3 Application

To get more rating or feedback from users of your application, we can show a model or popup to a user to rate your application on play or app store. Feedback for users helps to make your application better.  More rating and good feedback help an application to rank better in app stores.

Here we will implement Rate Us 5 Stars prompt in an Ionic 3 sample application.

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Ionic 4/3 | How to Integrate Google AdMob Advertisements

Now we have Ionic 4 beta version, which is updated and featured with latest stable Angular 6 version. Angular 6 is having many updates including the new version of Angular Material, CLI tool updates, support for building new libraries etc.

In Ionic 4 also we will have many new changes like the new component, navigation, lazy loading etc, you can read more about Ionic 4 updates on the official blog here.

So here will only discuss Google AdMob most beloved monetization options available for mobile app developers. Google AdMob provides a good source to earn from a free application and it is also very easy to implement in your new or existing Ionic application.

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Integrate Angular Material in Ionic 3

Angular’s team build Google’s Material design-based framework known as Angular Material. This framework is based on principles of Google material design, you can read more about it here.

Today we will discuss, on how we can fuse the beauty of Angular Material and its powerful components with Ionic 3 framework. At the end of this tutorial, you will be able to build an application which will have components from Angular Material which you can find here.

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How to Create Production Release in Ionic 2/3

After finishing my app development and testing phase, I tried to find some good documentation for generating production release of my build APK. When I searched on Google, the first link which landed me on Ionic docs explaining to create production release in Ionic 1. As ionic 2/3 is based on Angular 4 latest component-based technology having a powerful feature called AOT (Ahead of Time). AOT in simple terms reduced the code to level where we have only that much code which is required for our application.

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Start with Ionic’s Pro Service Explained

Ionic’s Pro service is very powerful in terms of maintenance and testing during app development. It provides many features like we can deploy on real devices for testing on a personal level, or we want any other person we can share our app with others for team testing. You can read more about Ionic Pro Docs.

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Resolved! Found com.google.android.gms:play-services-location:+, but version 9.0.0 is needed issue in Ionic 2/3

Hey! when I was building ionic 3 application using native plugins, I faced a strange issue during building my application to generate APK file out of it. Then I noticed that this issue was caused after adding Ionic’s Native “Background Geolocation” . So when I removed this plugin, APK generated successfully. I was in deadly need on this service. After hitting my head here and there I found a solution in Ionic threads.

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Ionic 3 – How to Check Battery Percentage Using Cordova and Ionic Native Plugin

In Ionic Application, we can check battery Status of the mobile device using Cordova and Ionic Native plugins. By using these plugin we can call methods to get battery percentage and we can also check if the device is plugged to a power source.

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Ionic 3+ – How to Call a Number Directly from Ionic 3.X Native Application

To make it more convenient, we can add a feature to make calls directly through the application. In this post, we will create an Ionic 3 application, in which we can directly call a number by using Cordova and Ionic Native plugins.

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