Ionic is an HTML5 mobile app development framework targeted at building hybrid mobile applications. Ionic is a mobile development framework that enables you to create stunning apps for iOS, Android, Windows and other mobile platforms using the familiar web technologies you know like JavaScript, HTML and CSS. Ionic helps to build a native iOS, Android, and web-based apps with a single code base.

Hybrid apps have many benefits over pure native apps, specifically in terms of platform support, speed of development, and access to third party code. Ionic have a flexible grid, and split-pane type features, allowing you to build mobile-first applications with responsive desktop layouts.

Pros of Ionic framework

  • Ionic build on top of Angular (Popular Framework). Ionic framework 3 (latest version) using Angular 4.
  • Ionic have a big community. (Slack, Stackoverflow, Forum, Tutorials).
  • Productivity: We can build a Desktop, Web, Mobile, PWA with the same project code base.
  • Ionic have existing plugins to solve a wide range of tasks.
  • Ionic framework have a clean and beautiful default UI components.
  • Completely free and open source framework.