How to Improve the speed of Ionic App using Crosswalk : Part 3

Web Apps are really useful when you don’t depend much on Native Features . The best feature is its portability and simplicity. But yes it does, have some drawbacks. The main issues being Lag and Size.

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You can really make out the difference in performance, when using native apps and hybrid apps. So what could be done to improve this.

Crosswalk :

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Crosswalk provides Android developers a bundled Chrome webview for their projects, resulting in better performance. When i used it on Foodkart v0.3, it definitely paid off.

Crosswalk comes with a downside . Your Android app size will increase substantially.  (~15Mb) :0

The performance of crosswalk on android can be measured using the Octane Score.

So let me just walk you through the process of integrating it :

When installing the new app, make sure to uninstall the older version of the app.

You can also see there detailed instructions here.

Login Register Tab Position :

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In order to get the Login, Register tabs at the bottom of the page, we use the $ionicConfigProvider.

In the app.js add the following config.

Coming Soon:

  1. Ionic Native Transition : https://github.com/shprink/ionic-native-transitions