Ionic Framework v6 Beta: Everything You Should Know About It

 

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  April, 08, 2022
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Ionic Framework v6 Beta: Everything You Should Know About It

Introduction

The Ionic 6.0 Release Candidate (RC) is now available in the market.

At Ioniconf 2021, the Ionic Framework v6 beta was announced globally.

Ionic Framework has come far from its roots as an AngularJS-only UI library to a genuinely cross-platform framework for building Web Native applications. 

In this article, you’ll come across the new Ionic 6 features that will make it easy to smoothly build Android and iOS applications.

5 Best Features Introduced in Ionic Framework v6 Beta

So if you are thinking of choosing Ionic for app development, know the new features of Ionic 6 before you start development.

ionic-6-features

1. Upgradation is Quicker

As compared to Framework v5 that has been released in February 2020, the up-gradation process is done more efficiently than ever. Framework v6 will help the mobile app developers deal with almost half of the breaking changes available in the v5.

And the good part is that you’ll not require to deal with any type of action from your end.

2. Components

Ionic Framework v6 Beta has come up with some new components, making it easy for mobile app developers to build responsive mobile and desktop experiences.

Do you know how?

We’ll show you the example of some of the components introduced in Ionic Framework v6 Beta.

Let’s get started.

  1. Accordion

    Tag: <ion-accordion> 

    You can easily organize with large amounts of content in an easy-to-understand way. Accordion allows you to deal with:

    • Smooth animations
    • Keyboard support
    • Reduced motion accessibility

    Moreover, it is well-known for its flexibility and can be used on both mobile and desktop applications.

  2. Breadcrumbs

    Tag: <ion-breadcrumbs>

    Breadcrumbs provide essential context to users regarding where they are in your application and how they got there. 

    Fully customisable and collapsable means that this component can tackle even the most complex of application setups.

  3. Datetime

    Tag: <ion-datetime>

    DateTime allows you to use the latest calendar picker styles on iOS and Android. 

    Its responsive design, localisation support, and keyboard and screen reader integration are giant steps forward for the Ionic Framework.

3. Application Performance

Ionic Framework v6 has come up with lightning-fast Web Components and takes advantage of modern Web APIs.

Apps will be just as fast as native applications and will enhance the performance and bundling improvements to your Ionic Framework apps.

4. Designing Perspectives

Ionic Framework v6 now support with complete design functionality of Android and iOS applications.

For both Android and iOS, a new refresher style, updated toolbar, and modal styles for dark mode are new astonishing features.

5. Material Design

The Material Design mode in Ionic Framework v6 has input styles to support new filled and outline styles. Moreover,  you’ll find error and helper text slots in addition to a character counter. 

Final Thoughts

The ionic community have worked hard and sincerely on the feedback of the developers working on Ionic for years and introduced Ionic Framework v6 Beta.

For sure, Ionic Framework v6 Beta will make your work more straightforward than the previous version.  This latest version of Ionic Framework primarily focused on the frontend UX/UI interactions of an app—UI controls, interactions, gestures, animations, and integrations with React, Angular, and Vue.

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Hardik Thakker

Hardik Thakker is a Project Manager at Albiorix Technology. Having more than 10 years of experience in handling the development team at a pace, he is totally involved in managing the overall aspects of the full-stack development processes. He completely believes in following Agile methodology and maintaining source code at the highest level of quality efficiency.

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