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Fu Cheng, Build Mobile Apps with Ionic 2 and Firebase, 10.1007/978-1-4842-2737-4_3

3. Basic App Structure

Fu Cheng

(1)Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand

After we have prepared the local Ionic development environment and learned the basic of developing Ionic apps, it’s time to dive into the details of Ionic framework. To better explain Ionic framework , we need to build a good sample app. In this book, we are going to create a mobile app for the popular Hacker News using Ionic.

If you search for Hacker News apps in major app stores, you can find a lot of existing apps. But this book still uses Hacker News app as the sample for the following reasons:

  • Hacker News is very popular in the community, so it’s easy for developers to understand ...

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