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

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Customizing themes based on the platform

Each mobile platform vendor has its own design guideline. This section will go over an example of a typical workflow to develop, view, debug, and address the app theme differently for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. In traditional development (of using either the native language or other hybrid app solutions), you have to keep separate repositories for each platform in order to customize the theme. This could be very inefficient in the long-run.

Ionic 2 has many built-in features to support theme changes based on the detected platform. It makes it very convenient by separating Sass variables for each platform. This will eliminate a lot of unnecessary customizations. As a developer, you'd rather focus on ...

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