— Ionic 2.0 comes with new cross-platform components with Material Design support, a native features plugin system, and enhanced performance.
Official Ionic Blog
— You can now test whether Google thinks your site is “mobile-friendly” via an API, allowing you to automate the process.
— The array of choices in the mobile app world, both native and Web-based, can lead to a paralysis in decision making. See how one company analysed their options.
— Up until now, Chrome for iOS was not part of the open source code on the Chromium project.
— An overview of the significant changes in Ionic 2.
— Technical lessons/tips picked up from a team building their first PWA.
— A developer saw an attractive hamburger menu expansion effect and set out to replicate it with CSS only.
— A look at ‘input type=date’ that leads to discussion of whether widgets on all browsers should behave the same.
— A getting started guide to Ionic 2 by walking through the creation of an editor where you can type Markdown and switch to a rendered view.
— Images defined in a ‘picture’ element on an encrypted page (i.e. https) will not load if they are served from an unencrypted context (i.e. http).
— Important points on color in apps, and how to choose colors/contrasts for the best usability.
— A look at what happened at Mozilla in recent years and how it plans to revitalize Firefox (including mobile versions).
— A flexible navigation library including customizable views for React Native and routers for any platform.
— A sample Employee Directory/Org Chart app built with React Native and the Salesforce Mobile SDK.
Aaron K Saunders
— An open (and civilized) discussion on the pros and cons of AMP.