Tag Archives: Native Applications

Building Real-Time, Multi-Platform Mobile Applications: Examples Using Ionic and Firebase


via Multi-Platform Mobile Development: Ionic & Firebase | Toptal.

One of the major problems companies encounter when making a smartphone application is multiplicative cost of building a native application across different platforms. While savvy front-end developers have tuned into the development of several hybrid platforms that promise to help address this issue, Ionic Framework and Firebase are a dynamic duo that jointly really do give us amazing flexibility in building real-time smartphone applications using JavaScript and HTML5.

This tutorial introduces the capabilities of these multi-plaform mobile development tools and even provides some Ionic and Firebase examples.

(Note: This articles assumes some familiarity with the basics of the AngularJS framework. Here’s a great introductory post on AngularJS for those without that background.)

Akavache: An Asynchronous Key-Value Store for Native Applications


via akavache/Akavache · GitHub.

Akavache is an asynchronous, persistent (i.e. writes to disk) key-value store created for writing desktop and mobile applications in C#, based on SQLite3. Akavache is great for both storing important data (i.e. user settings) as well as cached local data that expires.