Ionic App Development is one of the easiest programming language available for your Android and iOS application. You might have heard about different programming languages for app development. Yes, there are so many programming languages for developing your Android and iOS application in which some includes; Java, Flutter, Python, Kotlin, and many more. Truth be told, learning those languages in a short time for beginners may be hard and that is why there are alternatives in which you can learn especially for those that are new in Programming. Here comes Ionic App Development, we are going to guide you step by step right to a point at which you will see yourself writing your first application. Before we get started, let us talk briefly on what ionic entails.
What Is Ionic App Development?
Installation Of Ionic Framework On Your Local Machine
Before we install the Ionic Framework we need to set up the environment for our Ionic to run effectively. Ensure you have the Node package install on your PC. You can check using this command prompt. For Windows users, you can open your command prompt or power shell and if you are using the macOS simply open the built-in Terminal. Run this command:
$ npm --version $ node --version
You can use any one of the two commands to check if you have Node package manager on your Pc. If you don’t, you have to download it and install correctly. You can download HERE
After you have your node completely installed, let us now install our Ionic Framework using the below command prompt. We are installing our Ionic Framework globally so that your Ionic dependencies can run in any folder of your PC.
npm install -g @ionic/cli
Make sure your PC is connected to the internet while installing the Ionic package. If successful, then we are good to create our first App. Change to the directory you want your Ionic files to be using “cd ..\” or “cd directory name” Then input the below command prompt to create your ionic app template.
$ ionic start myApp tabs
You can run your app but before that let us run this command prompt :
$ cd myApp $ ionic serve
After you run these two, you should see from your terminal that your Ionic is running. You can input this localhost:8100 in your chrome or firefox address bar to view your application.
You have seen your empty App interface right? You can also use the Chrome developer tool to check how the page will look like on mobile phone after you have deployed the Ionic file. However, here is where you will learn the Ionic programming So That You Can Use It To Develop Application of your choice.