Using Firebase Storage in Ionic

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Most applications stock information so user’s can leave and come back later. In the past we only had one option: stocking the data in a separate folder on the server side. In this tutorial we explore the new way to easily stock our data using Firebase’s Storage Service and skip all the DevOps rules.

Adding Twitter Authentication with Firebase in Ionic

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The OAuth system allows us to skip the registration step and allows a user to directly access the application using a social media account. In this tutorial we mix together Firebase and Twitter’s Authentication in an Ionic mobile application.

Implementing Google OAuth with AWS in Ionic

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Handling password/email authentication can be bothersome for both the users and the developers. Open Authorization (OAuth) comes to the rescue by allowing us to directly login using popular social media accounts, delegating the authentication process to them and receiving more information from their side.

How to Use Web Workers With Ionic in One Go

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Web Workers are very useful for handling heavy calculations. The code is working in a background thread and the UI can be used with no issue. Web Workers are available in traditional JavaScript and that’s what we are going to use in our Ionic mobile application. We will create an application that will use one of the most famous algorithm: […]

Testing Geolocation Apps Without Moving in Ionic

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Ionic Native Geolocation is great, however, when we need to test different use cases on a real device it becomes a bit complicated. In this tutorial we will create a special mock that will allow us to stay at home while easily spoofing to other places. Mock Selection Let’s get the party started: View the code on Gist. The classic […]

Mixing Local Notifications and Background Geolocation in Ionic

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This tutorial focuses on showing the power of Ionic’s Background Mode. If you follow me on Twitter, you already know that I’m a Pokemon Go addict player and … this game like many other mobile applications lack some crucial background features forcing us to keep the application open and draining our battery to death.

The Complete Guide To Animations With Ionic

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When building a mobile application, the focus is on the features. Once everything is working, the next step is improving the UX and that’s where animations arrive. This process must be done properly, otherwise it can mess up the application and create some bugs like not showing or obfuscating some important elements. This tutorial will cover everything about animations in […]

Using Firebase Cloud Functions in an Ionic application

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This tutorial is similar to the one on the AWS API Gateway. At the end you will be able to choose between the AWS or the Firebase way. Firebase has many services we can use like Authentication, Real-Time Database, Crash Reports, etc. If we want something custom, Cloud Functions for Firebase allows us to create our own functions and call them in our […]

Using Firebase and AngularFire2 Basic Authentication in an Ionic application

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Authentication sucks, we have to code on the client and on the server side, handle tokens, sessions, handle password resets, send the emails through an SMTP server and so much more. Well … not anymore, Firebase comes to the rescue! The previous tutorial was just the tip of the iceberg, Firebase allows us to be lazy and have our authentication […]

Using Firebase and AngularFire2 in an Ionic Real-Time TODO application

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After the previous articles on AWS, a similar technology was left behind: Firebase. This technology is ******* amazing. So much power that is given to us and you will understand one part of it at the end of this tutorial. Today we create a Real-Time TODO application using AngularFire2, unlike other traditional TODO apps this one can be edited by […]