In this post I will walk through, step-by-step, how to use Google Firebase to authenticate users in an Ionic 3 application. The scope of this tutorial is to only cover basic email and password authentication, but using this method you will be able to integrate additional authentication providers such as Facebook, Twitter, GitHub and Google….

This is a step-by-step guide on how to install and integrate @ionic-native/call-number in to your Ionic 2+ application. This plugin will allow you to enable the user to launch the Phone/Call/Dialer app from their smart phone and initiate a phone call. On iOS, this is what the prompt will look like: You can read more…

Currently, most popular and reputable cryptocurrency exchanges outside of East Asia do not accept Fiat currency to purchase Ripple XRP. That’s most likely because they are cryptocurrency exchanges, and the license required to deal with legal tender in most states is heavily regulated and difficult to obtain. Asa result, only select exchanges such as Coinbase…

A question I’ve been asked several times since publishing my last cryptocurrency tutorial: How to buy Ripple XRP using Coinbase, GDAX and Binance is “Why do I need to use GDAX? Can’t I transfer to Binance, Bittrex etc straight from my Coinbase account?” The short answer: Yes you can. The longer answer: Well, here goes……

This guide will walk you through using the Google Places API with an Ionic 3 application to avoid CORS errors by implementing a dead-simple NodeJS backend on Heroku. If you’ve searched for a way to use the Google Places API with your Ionic 3 application without involving a backend, I am afraid you do not…

Since Ripple reached the £0.50/$0.75 mark interest spiked and rumours have begun to mill around Ripple XRP being available from the major fiat-to-cyrpto exchanges. As of publishing this post, Ripple XRP is still being tipped to become available to purchase using USD/GBP from Coinbase, however the rough introduction of Bitcoin Cash BCH is making this…

With Bitcoin reaching record highs, Ethereum and Litecoin following in suit the buzz around cryptocurrencies has become more and more obvious. According to popular media, the next big currency is supposedly Ripple. As things stand in December 2017, purchasing Ripple with GBP isn’t as straight-forward as many newbies to cryptocurrencies would like it to be….

Since I couldn’t find any resources on Angular 5 app structure with multiple modules, I decided that whilst rebuilding an AngularJS app, I would implement a multiple-module architecture and document it. Below is the approach I took, with some justifications for the decisions I took. In the near future I plan to write more posts…

It’s fair to say the power bank market is very saturated and the choice is sometimes overwhelming for those looking for a new power bank. Though the concept of a power bank is very simple, there are still a dozen features to decide over, to ensure you get the best value for money. These include:…

Angular 5 was officially announced on 1st November 2017 and succeeded Angular v4.4.0. This release of Angular 5 focused on reducing the size of Angular apps to make them faster. Below are the major changes and features introduced in Angular 5. Http Deprecated and replaced by HttpClient Since the release of Angular 2, the @angular/http…

Whenever I browse the ‘Web Development’ or ‘WordPress’ areas of Twitter and Reddit, I always come across intriguing questions and opinions on WordPress development workflows. Strangely, I find that a number of developers don’t feel they have found the best workflow which allows for their needs of agility, flexibility and ad-hoc development wherever and however…