Ionic 2 Cookbook

Author: Hoc Phan
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786468338
Release Date: 2016-11-30
Genre: Computers

Over 30 life-changing recipes to help you create cutting edge, hybrid apps with Ionic 2 About This Book Leverage Ionic 2 and its exciting new features to create cutting edge real-time apps Work through simple recipes to address your problems directly and solve them effectively Get examples at each step to guide you on your learning curve Who This Book Is For This book is for front end JavaScript developers who know the basics of JavaScript programming. No prior knowledge of Ionic is required to get the most of this book. What You Will Learn Create custom UIs using Angular 2 directives Make the best use of REST APIs to submit forms Create beautiful animations and graphics in the application Embed videos and other media into the app Access native device functionalities such as a camera and maps using ngCordova Theme the application based on the various platform styles available Publish your application to a variety of platforms Leverage Angular 2 events and Ionic-specific events to communicate In Detail Developing real-time apps is the need of the hour, and apps that deal with humongous amounts of user data and real-time information that needs to be updated frequently are in high demand. Currently, one of the most popular frameworks for this task is Ionic Framework, which is undergoing a major makeover. This book will get you started with Ionic and help you create Angular 2 components that interact with templates. From there, you'll work with Ionic components and find out how to share data efficiently between them. You'll discover how to make the best use of the REST API to handle back-end services and then move on to animating the application to make it look pretty. You'll learn to add in a local push notification in order to test the app. You'll work with Cordova to support native functionalities on both iOS and Android. From there, you'll get to grips with using the default themes for each platform as well as customizing your own. Finally, you'll see how best to deploy your app to different platforms. This book will solve all your Ionic-related issues through dedicated recipes that will help you get the best out of Ionic. Style and approach This book is a recipe-based solution to all your Ionic 2 related problems and will help you create cutting edge real-time apps with ease through simple-to-understand step-by-step recipes.

Angular 2 Cookbook

Author: Matt Frisbie
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785887505
Release Date: 2017-01-20
Genre: Computers

Discover over 70 recipes that provide the solutions you need to know to face every challenge in Angular 2 head on About This Book A first-rate reference guide with a clear structure and intuitive index that gives you as a developer exactly the information you want in exactly the way you want it Covers no legacy material from the outdated Angular release candidates; it is up-to-date with the latest release of Angular 2.4 All the code in the book is explicitly written out, and every piece of code shown is a step towards building a simple working example Who This Book Is For This book is for developers who are competent with JavaScript and are looking to dive headfirst into the TypeScript edition of Angular 2. This book is also geared towards developers with experience in Angular 1 who are looking to make the transition. What You Will Learn Understand how to best move an Angular 1 application to Angular 2 Build a solid foundational understanding of the core elements of Angular 2 such as components, forms, and services Gain an ability to wield complex topics such as Observables and Promises Properly implement applications utilizing advanced topics such as dependency injection Know how to maximize the performance of Angular 2 applications Understand the best ways to take an Angular 2 application from TypeScript in a code editor to a fully function application served on your site Get to know the best practices when organizing and testing a large Angular 2 application In Detail Angular 2 introduces an entirely new way to build applications. It wholly embraces all the newest concepts that are built into the next generation of browsers, and it cuts away all the fat and bloat from Angular 1. This book plunges directly into the heart of all the most important Angular 2 concepts for you to conquer. In addition to covering all the Angular 2 fundamentals, such as components, forms, and services, it demonstrates how the framework embraces a range of new web technologies such as ES6 and TypeScript syntax, Promises, Observables, and Web Workers, among many others. This book covers all the most complicated Angular concepts and at the same time introduces the best practices with which to wield these powerful tools. It also covers in detail all the concepts you'll need to get you building applications faster. Oft-neglected topics such as testing and performance optimization are widely covered as well. A developer that reads through all the content in this book will have a broad and deep understanding of all the major topics in the Angular 2 universe. Style and approach This book follows a cookbook approach—each recipe presents a unique problem to which the solution is presented in a clear, concise, and manner step-by-step manner. With practical hands-on guidance in each and every recipe, you'll be able to get to grips with the concepts.

Ionic Cookbook

Author: Hoc Phan
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785284410
Release Date: 2015-10-30
Genre: Computers

Over 35 exciting recipes to spice up your application development with Ionic About This Book Learn how to utilize the robust features of Ionic CLI and its framework to create, develop, and build your mobile app Explore new integrations with various Backend-as-a-Services, along with AngularJS modules, for creative solutions Use out-of-the-box Ionic functionalities, customize existing components, and add new components with this comprehensive, step-by-step guide Who This Book Is For If you are a front-end developer and want to take advantage of your existing mobile application development skills to develop cross-platform mobile apps, this book is for you. You will build up your Ionic knowledge with in-depth recipes on Angular.js, Cordova, and Sass. What You Will Learn Authenticate users using an e-mail password, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn Retrieve data and store it using Firebase Access native device functionalities such as a camera, contact list, e-mail, and maps using ngCordova Work with localStorage and SQLite for persistent data access on the client side Communicate to and from your app using push notifications or SMS Leverage AngularJS events and Ionic-specific events to communicate across pages, controllers, and directives Customize the color and theme of your Ionic app Create new custom directives as components Compile your app for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone In Detail The world of mobile development is extremely fragmented with many platforms, frameworks, and technologies available. Ionic is intended to fill that gap, by enabling developers to build apps that have a native feel to them, using web technologies such as HTML, CSS, and AngularJS. Ionic makes it easy for front-end developers to become app developers. The framework provides superior performance with deep Cordova integration and a comprehensive set of tools for prototyping, backend support, and deployment. Ionic Cookbook takes you through the process of developing a cross-platform mobile app using just HTML5 and the JavaScript-based Ionic. You will start with an introduction to the CLI and then move on to building and running an app. You will explore common features of real-world mobile apps such as authenticating a user, and getting and saving data using either Firebase or Local Storage. Next, the book covers how Ionic integrates with Cordova to support native device features using ngCordova, and you will discover how to take advantage of existing modules around its ecosystem. You will also delve into advanced topics, including how to extend Ionic to create new components. Finally, the book will walk you through customizing the Ionic theme and building the app so that it can be deployed to all platforms. Style and approach This book follows a recipe-based approach to cross-platform mobile app development, where each task is explained in a conversational and easy-to-follow style. Every topic explains individual features or components of Ionic, and provides extra details for readers to come up with custom solutions based on real-world applications.

Play Framework Cookbook Second Edition

Author: Alexander Reelsen
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781784396565
Release Date: 2015-06-12
Genre: Computers

This book is aimed at advanced developers who are looking to harness the power of Play 2.x. This book will also be useful for professionals looking to dive deeper into web development. Play 2 .x is an excellent framework to accelerate your learning of advanced topics.

Learning Ionic

Author: Arvind Ravulavaru
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781785281112
Release Date: 2015-07-24
Genre: Computers

With this book, you will learn hybrid mobile application development using Ionic. This book uses Cordova 5.0.0, Ionic CLI 1.5.0, and Ionic 1.0.0 to explain the concepts and build apps. To begin with, the book helps you understand where Ionic fits in today's world. Then, you will dive deep into Ionic CSS components and Ionic-AngularJS directives and services. You will also examine theming Ionic apps using the built-in SCSS setup. Next, you will learn to build an Ionic client for a secure REST API, where you will implement user authentication and token-based development. Cordova and ngCordova will be explored, and you will learn how you can integrate device-specific features such as a camera and Geolocation with an Ionic app. We will wrap up the book by building a messaging app, which deals with talking to Firebase (a real-time data store), as well as device features. By the end of this book, you will be able to develop a hybrid mobile application from start to finish, and generate device-specific installers.

Ionic Hybrid Mobile App Development

Author: Rahat Khanna
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788297813
Release Date: 2017-06-14
Genre: Computers

An end–to-end journey, empowering you to build real-time, scalable, and interactive mobile applications with the Ionic framework About This Book Develop engaging mobile experiences with a native-looking UI in Ionic and AngularJS. Use out-of-the-box Ionic functionalities, customize existing components, and add new components with this comprehensive course. Learn Ionic by creating three complete mobile applications Who This Book Is For If you are a web developer who wants to build hybrid mobile app development using the Ionic framework, then this comprehensive course is best-suited for you. What You Will Learn Get to know about Hybrid Apps and AngularJS Set up a development environment to build Hybrid Apps Navigate around components and routing in Ionic Authenticate users using an e-mail password, Twitter, Facebook, Google+, and LinkedIn Retrieve data and store it using Firebase Access native device functionalities such as the camera, contact list, e-mail, and maps using NG-Cordova Integrate PhoneGap plugins with NG-Cordova Test your apps to improve and optimize performance In Detail Hybrid Apps are a promising choice in mobile app development to achieve cost-effectiveness and rapid development. Ionic has evolved as the most popular choice for Hybrid Mobile App development as it tends to match the native experience and provides robust components/tools to build apps. The Ionic Complete Developers course takes you on an end–to-end journey, empowering you to build real-time, scalable, and interactive mobile applications with the Ionic framework. Starting with an introduction to the Ionic framework to get you up and running, you will gradually move on to setting up the environment, and work through the multiple options and features available in Ionic to build amazing hybrid mobile apps. You will learn how to use Cordova plugins to include native functionality in your hybrid apps. You will work through three complete projects and build a basic to-do list app, a London tourist app, and a complete social media app. All three projects have been designed to help you learn Ionic at its very best. From setting up your project to developing on both the server side and front end, and best practices for testing and debugging your projects, you'll quickly be able to deliver high-performance mobile apps that look awesome. You will then hone your skills with recipes for cross-platform development. Integrating Ionic with Cordova will bring you native device features, and you will learn about the best modules from its ecosystem. Creating components and customizing the theme will allow you to extend Ionic. You'll see how to build your app to deploy to all platforms to make you a confident start-to-finish mobile developer. This Learning Path combines some of the best that Packt has to offer in one complete, curated package. It includes content from the following Packt products: Getting Started with Ionic – by Rahat Khanna Ionic by Example – by Sani Yusuf Ionic Cookbook – by Hoc Phan Style and approach This course shows you how to get up and running with the Ionic framework. It doesn't just give you instructions, expecting you to follow them. Instead, with a hands-on approach, it demonstrates what Ionic is capable of through a series of practical projects that you can build yourself.

Mobile App Development with Ionic 2

Author: Chris Griffith
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781491937754
Release Date: 2017-04-10
Genre: Computers

Learn how to build app store-ready hybrid apps with the Ionic 2, the framework built on top of Apache Cordova (formerly PhoneGap) and Angular. This practical guide shows you how to use Ionic’s tools and services to develop apps with HTML, CSS, and TypeScript, rather than rely on platform-specific solutions found in Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. Author Chris Griffith takes you step-by-step through Ionic’s powerful collection of UI components, and then helps you use it to build three cross-platform mobile apps. Whether you’re new to this framework or have been working with Ionic 1, this book is ideal for beginning, intermediate, and advanced web developers. Understand what a hybrid mobile app is, and what comprises a basic Ionic application Learn how Ionic leverages Apache Cordova, Angular, and TypeScript to create native mobile applications Create a Firebase-enabled to-do application that stores data across multiple clients Build a tab-based National Park explorer app with Google Map integration Develop a weather app with the Darksky weather API and Google’s GeoCode API Debug and test your app to resolve issues that arise during development Walk through steps for deploying your app to native app stores Learn how Ionic can be used to create Progressive Web Apps

Ionic Framework By Example

Author: Sani Yusuf
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781782175414
Release Date: 2016-01-27
Genre: Computers

Build amazing cross-platform mobile apps with Ionic, the HTML5 framework that makes modern mobile application development simple About This Book Learn how to use one of the most exciting mobile development frameworks around to build even better apps Follow the featured sample projects to experience Ionic's impressive capabilities Extend your developer skillset to build, test, and launch mobile apps with confidence Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone who wants to see Ionic in action - and find out how it could transform the way they build mobile apps. If you're a JavaScript web developer, you'll be building great projects in no time. What You Will Learn Learn Ionic by creating three complete mobile applications Get to know the Ionic CLI Add basic and advanced features to the Ionic framework Connect an Ionic app with a Firebase back end Integrate PhoneGap plugins with NG-Cordova Test your apps to improve and optimize performance In Detail Change doesn't have to be challenging. Sometimes it can be simple – sometimes it just makes sense. With Ionic, mobile development has never been so simple, so elegant and obvious. By helping developers to harness AngularJS and HTML5 for mobile development, it's the perfect framework for anyone obsessed with performance, and anyone that understands just how important a great user experience really is. This book shows you how to get started with Ionic framework immediately. But it doesn't just give you instructions and then expect you to follow them. Instead it demonstrates what Ionic is capable of through three practical projects you can follow and build yourself. From a basic to-do list app, a London tourist app, to a complete social media app, all three projects have been designed to help you learn Ionic at its very best. From setting up your project to developing on both the server side and front end, and best practices for testing and debugging your projects, you'll quickly become a better mobile developer, delivering high performance mobile apps that look awesome. Ionic Framework by Example is for people who don't want to learn now, build later – it's for people who want to learn and build at the same time – so they can meet today's mobile development challenges head on and deliver better products than anyone else. Style and approach This book isn't just an instruction manual. It doesn't just tell you what to do – it shows you. Featuring three sample projects, it's been created so you can get started with Ionic immediately.

Learn Ionic 2

Author: Joyce Justin
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484226179
Release Date: 2017-04-13
Genre: Computers

Explore key scenarios required for building quality Ionic apps quickly and easily and bring them to the iOS and Android mobile ecosystem. Learn Ionic 2 explains various techniques to quickly integrate third-party back end systems. With this short guide, you'll benefit from practical examples of implementing authentication and authorization, connecting to social media, integrating with payment gateway, and analytics integration. This book presents solutions to the challenges faced during the development process of these tasks. Validation is essential to the survival and eventual success of any startup. You validate your business idea by placing a product in the hands of your customers and getting them to interact with it. The Ionic framework makes this possible. What You'll Learn: Master end-to-end hybrid application development Create user management modules including signup, login, and forgotten passwords Use analytics to evaluate an application using Ionic Framework Who This Book Is For: Tech entrepreneurs and businessmen with ideas

Ionic Cookbook

Author: Indermohan Singh
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788629850
Release Date: 2018-04-30
Genre: Computers

Solve all your Ionic-related issues through dedicated recipes that will help you get the best out of Ionic. Working with Ionic components to find out the best way to share data between them effectively. Key Features -Leverage Ionic 3.9 and its exciting new features to create cutting-edge, real-time apps -Work through simple recipes to address your problems directly and solve them effectively -Get examples at each step to guide you on your learning curve with Angular Book Description Ionic is the preferred choice for JavaScript developers to develop real-time hybrid applications. This book will get you started with Ionic 3.9 and help you create Angular 5 components that interact with templates. You will work with Ionic components and find out how to share data efficiently between them. You'll discover how to make the best use of the REST API to handle back-end services and then move on to animating your application to make it look pretty. You then learn to add in a local push notification in order to test the app. Then you'll work with Cordova to support native functionalities on both iOS and Android. From there, you'll get to grips with using the default themes for each platform and customizing your own. We then take you through the advanced Ionic features like lazy loading, deep linking, localizing ionic apps etc. Finally, you'll see how best to deploy your app to different platforms. This book will solve all your Ionic-related issues through dedicated recipes that will help you get the best out of Ionic. What you will learn -Help readers to jump-start Ionic apps -Explore essential features of Ionic with examples -Learn how to use native device functionalities -Make the best use of the REST API to handle back-end services -Work with Cordova to support native functionalities on both iOS and Android. -Master advanced topics in app development such as deep linking and lazy loading Who this book is for This book targets JavaScript developers. No previous knowledge of Ionic is necessary, but prior knowledge of web development techniques would be useful.

Ionic 2 Blueprints

Author: Indermohan Singh
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781786464842
Release Date: 2016-08-31
Genre: Computers

Build real-time, scalable, and interactive mobile apps with the Ionic framework About This Book Create amazing, cross-platform hybrid native apps using a projects-based approach Discover ways to make the best use of the latest features in Ionic to build on a wide array of applications This is the right learning curve for you if you want to take the leap from an intermediate-level to a pro front-end developer with Ionic Who This Book Is For This book is for intermediate-level Ionic developers who have some experience in working with Ionic, but don't yet have a complete idea how powerful Ionic can be to create real-time apps with dynamic functionality. What You Will Learn Get to grips with the features of Ionic for application development Build a Chat app with Firebase and Ionic Make a stock tracking app using the third-party REST API and build its layouts with Ionic Navigation and Pages Use Cordova plugins with Ionic to build a media player app Create a production-ready application by using Ionic components, services, and Firebase as a back end Get to know the best practices to create real-time Ionic applications In Detail Ionic 2, the latest version of Ionic Mobile SDK, is built on the top of latest technologies such as Angular 2, TypeScript, SASS, and lot more. The idea behind Ionic 2 is to make the entire app development process even more fun. This book makes it possible to build fun and engaging apps using Ionic 2. You will learn how to use various Ionic components, integrate external services, derive capabilities, and most importantly how to make professional apps with Ionic 2. It will help you in understanding the fundamentals of Ionic 2 app development and will show how to build applications, gradually increasing your capabilities and the complexity of applications so that you can learn Ionic app development in a consistent and convenient way. You will also explore services such as Firebase, using LocalStorage, the WordPress JSON API, and REST API, which will help you turn your next billion dollar idea into reality. By the end of this book, you will be able to proudly call yourself a pro Ionic developer who can create a host of different apps with Ionic, and you'll have a deeper practical understanding of Ionic. Style and approach A practical project-based approach helps you create five-six different apps on your own using the various features of Ionic in each project.

Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook

Author: Alan Zucconi
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781788390958
Release Date: 2018-06-29
Genre: Computers

Bring realism to your games by mastering post-processing effects and advanced shading techniques in Unity 2018 Key Features Learn the secrets of creating AAA quality shaders without writing long algorithms Master shader programming through easy-to-follow examples Create stunning visual effects that can be used in 3D games Book Description Since their introduction to Unity, shaders have been seen as notoriously difficult to understand and implement in games. Complex mathematics has always stood in the way of creating your own shaders and attaining the level of realism you crave. Unity 2018 Shaders and Effects Cookbook changes that by giving you a recipe-based guide to creating shaders using Unity. It will show you everything you need to know about vectors, how lighting is constructed with them, and how textures are used to create complex effects without the heavy math. This book starts by teaching you how to use shaders without writing code with the post-processing stack. Then, you’ll learn how to write shaders from scratch, build up essential lighting, and finish by creating stunning screen effects just like those in high-quality 3D and mobile games. You'll discover techniques, such as normal mapping, image-based lighting, and animating your models inside a shader. We'll explore how to use physically based rendering to treat light the way it behaves in the real world. At the end, we’ll even look at Unity 2018’s new Shader Graph system. With this book, what seems like a dark art today will be second nature by tomorrow. What you will learn Understand physically based rendering to fit the aesthetic of your game Write shaders from scratch in ShaderLab and HLSL/Cg Combine shader programming with interactive scripts to add life to your materials Design efficient shaders for mobile platforms without sacrificing their realism Use state-of-the-art techniques, such as volumetric explosions and fur shading Master the math and algorithms behind the most used lighting models Understand how shader models have evolved and how you can create your own Who this book is for Unity Shaders and Effects Cookbook is for developers who want to create their first shaders in Unity 2018 or wish to take their game to a whole new level by adding professional post-processing effects. A solid understanding of Unity is required to get the most from this book.

Build Mobile Apps with Ionic 2 and Firebase

Author: Fu Cheng
Publisher: Apress
ISBN: 9781484227374
Release Date: 2017-05-02
Genre: Computers

Learn to build hybrid mobile apps using Ionic and Firebase. You'll build a Hacker News client app, which can view top stories in Hacker News, view comments of a story, add stories to favorites, etc. This introductory guide covers the whole cycle of hybrid mobile apps development. It's organized around implementing different user stories. For each story, this book not only talks about how to implement it but also explains related Ionic and Firebase concepts in detail. Using Apache Cordova, developers can create a new type of mobile app—a hybrid mobile app. Hybrid mobile apps actually run in an internal browser inside a wrapper created by Apache Cordova. With hybrid mobile apps, developers can have one single code base for different platforms. Developers also can use their existing web development skills. The Ionic framework builds on top of Apache Cordova and provides out-of-box components which make developing hybrid mobile apps much easier. Ionic uses Angular as the JavaScript framework and has a nice default UI style with a similar look and feel to native apps. Firebase is a realtime database which can be accessed in web apps using JavaScript. With Build Mobile Apps with Ionic 2 and Firebase you'll discover that just need to develop front-end code, there's no need to manage any back-end code or servers. What You'll Learn Create content-based Ionic mobile apps Discover the advanced features of the Ionic framework Use Firebase as a mobile app’s back-end storage Build, test, and continuously delivery Ionic mobile apps Publish and analyze Ionic mobile apps Who This Book Is ForFront-end developers and mobile app developers

Regular Expressions Cookbook

Author: Jan Goyvaerts
Publisher: "O'Reilly Media, Inc."
ISBN: 9781449327484
Release Date: 2012-08-13
Genre: Computers

Take the guesswork out of using regular expressions. With more than 140 practical recipes, this cookbook provides everything you need to solve a wide range of real-world problems. Novices will learn basic skills and tools, and programmers and experienced users will find a wealth of detail. Each recipe provides samples you can use right away. This revised edition covers the regular expression flavors used by C#, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, Ruby, and VB.NET. You’ll learn powerful new tricks, avoid flavor-specific gotchas, and save valuable time with this huge library of practical solutions. Learn regular expressions basics through a detailed tutorial Use code listings to implement regular expressions with your language of choice Understand how regular expressions differ from language to language Handle common user input with recipes for validation and formatting Find and manipulate words, special characters, and lines of text Detect integers, floating-point numbers, and other numerical formats Parse source code and process log files Use regular expressions in URLs, paths, and IP addresses Manipulate HTML, XML, and data exchange formats Discover little-known regular expression tricks and techniques

Play Framework Cookbook

Author: Alexander Reelsen
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 9781849515535
Release Date: 2011-08-08
Genre: Computers

Over 60 incredibly effective recipes to take you under the hood and leverage advanced concepts of the Play framework.