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Fu ChengBuild Mobile Apps with Ionic 4 and Firebasehttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3775-5_4

4. Basic App Structure

Fu Cheng1 
Sandringham, Auckland, New Zealand

After we have prepared the local Ionic development environment and learned the basics 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 4.

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 ...

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