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Tips for Using Ionic Framework to Supercharge Your PhoneGap App

A talk by Varun Vachhar, Designer & Front-end Developer at Rangle.io

In this talk from a PhoneGap Toronto Meetup in May 2014, Varun reviews this open source framework for developing hybrid mobile apps with HTML5. He covers the performance of transitions and shows you how to achieve smooth hardware-accelerated animations.

Topics Covered

Varun talks about what Ionic is and where it fits in, how to install it and start building apps. He also addresses one of the biggest challenges of building HTML apps for mobile - the performance of transitions - and shows some code samples of how to achieve smooth hardware-accelerated animations. Lastly, he shares a case study and talk about how Rangle.io is using Ionic.

Speaker's Bio

Varun is a creative technologist who designs amazing user experiences for mobile and web applications. Having studied Mechanical Engineering and Interactive Design at the Dutch Royal Academy of Art, he specializes in bridging the gap between design and development. His work has been featured in Smashing Magazine, Codepen.io, Gizmodo and Engadget, and he was a finalist in Google’s Dev Art awards. He spoke at the FITC’s Web Unleashed Conference. You can follow him at @winkervsbecks.