Ionic Framework FAQs for interview
Ques 1 : What is Ionic?
Ans : Ionic is a complete open-source SDK for hybrid mobile app development.Built on top of AngularJS and Apache Cordova, Ionic provides tools and services for developing hybrid mobile apps using Web technologies like CSS, HTML5, and Sass. Apps can be built with these Web technologies and then distributed through nativeapp stores to be installed on devices by leveraging Cordova. Ionic was created by Max Lynch, Ben Sperry, and Adam Bradley of Drifty Co. in 2013.
Ques 2 : What are advantages and disadvantages of building applications using the Ionic framework?
Ans : The most obvious advantages are:
- Development cost is less compared to native iOS and Android applications.
- Ionic framework is excellent for quick application ideas prototyping.
Some of the disadvantages are:
- It is not suited for high-end graphics dependent applications or games.
- Performances are not as good as native applications, namely animations, scrolling, and network operations.
Ques 3 : What is the difference between PhoneGap, Cordova, and Ionic?