As a Developer Advocate, a common question or comment I hear from folks is, “My app is slow. How can I fix it?” While this may seem like a clear or concise question, it’s quite complex and can lead to a lot of back and forth about the app in question. Given that I’ve been […]
Everyone knows that building performant web apps is critical for retaining happy users. However, with the constant influx of bugs to fix and new features to build, this is easier said than done. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to improve your Angular app’s performance substantially. Recently, Stephen Fluin from the Angular team […]
One of the biggest updates in the pipeline right now is the upcoming release of Angular 9.0.0. Currently in RC, Angular 9.0 will hopefully ship early next year. But this release includes so much that I thought it required a post to highlight some of the most important updates. Now for Ionic devs, why should […]
Whenever I need to add a native device feature to an Ionic app, my first instinct is to reach for a native plugin first. However, a built-in browser Web API could be the better alternative, offering the same feature set as well as improved performance and reduced maintenance cost. Web API Benefits There are several […]
July 2019 Update: Stencil One is here! Today, we’re thrilled to announce the release of Stencil 1.0 beta (what we’re calling Stencil One), featuring an all-new compiler architecture. It is not only able to better optimize your components, but is designed to be completely future-proof.
Nothing strikes fear into the hearts of developers quite like being told their app is slow. Because of this, great pains are taken to optimize the loading and startup performance in our apps. The techniques we use have changed over the years, but the good news is that a lot of the heavy lifting is […]
Skeleton screens… You might think they sound a little scary and or that they’re hard to implement, but what if I told you that they are actually quite simple to make. Once added to your app, skeleton screens become an awesome feature to make your app feel incredibly fast. When building an app, you’re always […]