It is an open source framework that helps in developing mobile applications. This framework gives tools and services for developing mobile user interface in the native look and feel. You should note that a wrapper is required to run Ionic framework on mobile devices.
- Ionic uses AngularJS MVC architecture to develop rich single page application that is optimized for mobile devices.
- Allows you to develop mobile applications using the Web technologies of your choice.
- The applications based on the Ionic framework perform well if they are designed, implementing Web application best practices.
History of ionic
Ionic framework was developed by Drifty Co. in 2013. Initially, Drifty developed various products, such as Codiqa and Jetstrap, drag and drop interface building tools using the jQuery Mobile and Bootstrap. After receiving the feedback from the customers attempting to develop mobile applications, the team decided to develop their own framework focusing on performance.