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Ionic Cookbook by Hoc Phan

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Viewing the app using your web browser

In order to "run" the web app, you need to turn your /www folder into a web server. Again there are many methods to do this and people tend to stick with one or two ways to keep things simple. A few other options are unreliable such as Sublime Text's live watch package or static page generator (for example, Jekyll, Middleman App, and so on). They are slow to detect changes and may freeze your IDE so these won't be mentioned here.

Getting ready

The recommended method is to use the ionic serve command line. It basically launches an HTTP server so you can open your app in a desktop browser.

How to do it…

  1. First you need to be in the project folder. Let's assume it is the Side Menu HelloWorld:
    $ cd HelloWorld_Sidemenu ...

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