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Field Info Icons In Ionic Apps

I'm in the middle of a major overhaul for my safe texting app for kids, Kids In Touch. One of the problems I'm trying to solve is with all the names associated with a family member or friend. It can be a bit confusing. To solve this, I decided to…

New iOS 9 Cordova In-App Browser Functionality

While working on a sample app this morning, I noticed something completely new when using the Cordova In-App Browser plugin with iOS 9. In the past, using this plugin just caused the selected link to open in Safari. There was no indication to the user on how to get back…

Custom Toggles In Ionic Framework Apps

Have you ever needed a custom toggle in your Ionic Framework app? I was faced with creating one today. After poking around in the Ionic SCSS source for toggles and some experimentation, I came up with a decent solution. You can dabble with it here : http://play.ionic.io/app…

Losing Your Ionic Framework Back Button?

While doing the final on-device testing for the new release of Kids In Touch, I kept seeing something pretty strange. My "Back" button was disappearing in certain parts of the app. On desktop and on the simulator, this never happened. On device, it was happening about 60% of the time…

Validation in Ionic Framework Apps with ngMessages

CREDIT : FYI: The general styling of the error messages are adapted from a sample provided by Malixsys on the Ionic Framework forum. I've whined many times about the form validation issues with AngularJS. I finally settled on my own version of dealing with this by using a custom directive. However…

Maps App Using Ionic Framework and Leaflet.js

At a recent AngularJS DFW Meetup, I gave a demonstration of using Ionic Framework and Firebase to create a race tracking demo. Several people asked for the code I used. I haven't gotten around to tidying it up and making it presentable for the world - too embarassed? So, here's…