A few months back I was working on a project using Angular Material, believe me, guys angular Material is really an amazing framework which does not only create responsive apps with bootstrap structural design but it also adds a pinch of elegance to an application making it more beautiful to look at. It is gaining a lot of attention of developer due to a huge increasing in it’s demand.
You can visit Angular Materials and see it working https://material.angularjs.
Motion and ripple effects make my day…
Aham … Let’s move to Ionic, a few days back I just found a library with which make my dream come true to fuse beautification of Material design in ionic apps.
You can visit here http://ionicmaterial.com/ to see Zach Fitzgerald’s wonderful fusion of Ionic+Material.
IonicMaterial can easily be used with existing Ionic apps.
So let’s start to add some Motion to you Ionic app
Step 1 – We will start from the very beginning like first we will create a new Ionic.
ionic start ionicMaterial blank
Step 2 - Then add Material JS and CSS files in our ionic app.
Install Using Bower:
bower install ionic-material
Install Fonts( from Google ):
bower install robotodraft
Files can also be downloaded from here https://github.com/zachfitz/
Step 3 - Add JS and CSS libs in out Ionic index.html page.
UPDATE: In ionic 3 we can add js & Css file in "assets" folder to link in "index.html"
Our HTML in header section will look something like this:
<link href="lib/ionic/css/ionic.css" rel="stylesheet"> <link href="lib/ionic-material/dist/ionic.material.min.css" rel="stylesheet"> <link href="css/style.css" rel="stylesheet"> <script src="lib/ionic/js/ionic.bundle.js"></script> <script src="lib/ionic-material/dist/ionic.material.min.js"></script>
Step 4 - Inject Ionic Material into your Ionic App.
var app = angular.module('YOUR_APP_NAME', ['ionic', 'ionic-material']);
That's all you need to do for adding Material to your Ionic app.
In my next post, I will explain "How to Add Animation in Ionic Material App"