What is Ionic 2?
Basically, Ionic 2 is an open-source, mobile app development framework. It is used to build top quality hybrid mobile apps for Android, iOS and Windows platforms.
The Ionic 2 framework is mainly focused on building the UI design and interaction of your mobile app, and it is quite a new technology. Its first production release version was just released on January 25, 2017.
What makes the Ionic 2 framework stand out from the rest? Well, with Ionic 2, you can have:
- It is Cross Platform – you can develop one Ionic app and run it on any iOS, Android and Windows platform, without having to deal with developing or maintaining a separate codebase for each of them. Ionic is truly gives you a write once, run everywhere advantage.
- It has hundreds of Native Plugins – that’ll further add more usability and features to your mobile application
- It is FREE to use and is open-source – and also has a large and active community that supports it.
For this course, we will learn the basics of Ionic 2 framework.