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Ionic : Hybrid Mobile App Development by Hoc Phan, Sani Yusuf, Rahat Khanna

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Chapter 7. Supporting Device Functionalities Using Ionic Native

In this chapter, we will cover the following tasks related to native device feature support:

  • Taking a photo using the camera plugin
  • Sharing content using the social sharing plugin
  • Displaying a term of service using InAppBrowser
  • Creating a Taxi app using the Google Maps plugin and geocode support

Introduction

In this chapter, you will learn how to access some common features of a device, such as the camera, contact list, e-mail, and maps. Some of these features can be written in a JavaScript-only environment, but the performance is not on a par with native support.

Cordova has a very well supported community with many plugins. You may want to check out http://plugins.cordova.io/ to understand ...

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