Over the last few weeks I’ve been working on a large responsive site using Sass. Starting working on a responsive site as opposed to a mobile app using something like Ionic, means a lot more thought has to go into how you’ll manage and set out your sass files and use media queries. When I … Read more
I’ve just got the Ionic newsletter email, reading through it I am amazed at the amount of new projects that are coming from Ionic over the next few weeks/months, there is: Ionic Analytics Ionic Push Ionic Deploy Ionic Market Ionic Jobs The team over in Ionic are really creating a eco system around their product. It’s … Read more
I’ve been trying to chose between Bower or NPM as the tool I’m using for installing libraries. After using both for a little while I’m going to use Bower. The main reason for this is because Bower is more for ‘front-end’ work, while I see NPM as more of a Node library loader. For me as a … Read more
The fantastic Ionic team has just launched a new job site at http://jobs.ionic.io/ This is a great site shows how the Ionic eco-system is really growing. Hopefully soon they add developer profiles so teams/companies can look for a developer who might match their needs.
Today I’ve used Ionic’s new feature, Ionic view. This is the first time I’ve used this and it’s fantastic. The basic idea behind Ionic View is that you build your app, then ‘upload’ it to Ionic’s servers. Once there you download the Ionic View app (which is available for both iOS and Android). Then with … Read more
Josh Morony has just started a new series on learning Ionic. So far part 1 is going through the basics of creating and setting up a Ionic app, but it is an interesting series, because Josh has mainly developed mobile apps using Sencha, which I’ve never used. Seeing how a developer moves from alternative technology to … Read more
Using Desk for the first time. I’ve been a fan of Desk for a while, reading John’s blog and his videos about developing Desk. So finally I thought I’d pay for the app. And this is my first post using Desk. A couple of the things I like about Desk is the full screen editing, … Read more
Working with jQuerymobile today, it’s so hard to go back to that after working with Ionic for the last few weeks. jQuerymobile is good and the original mobile/hybrid web framework, but it is now so far behind. For me this it what it needs: A new grid system or one that has more classes and options … Read more
Just reading through the CLI documentation on the Ionic site, found this small tip for updating the version of Ionic you have in a project. To do this go to your project in terminal, then run: ionic lib update This then updates Ionic for that project to the latest, nice….
I’ve been a fan of Chris Beshore and his iOS newsletter, though I’m not a iOS developer the newsletter does have some great articles. One of them in this weeks newsletter is a story by Stephen North on his journey as a iOS indie developer. Its a great read and inspiring to hear someone has … Read more