Didn't know what category to put this post in. iOS? Android? Full Stack? Technically IONIC uses many protocols in order to be a true cross platform "app". If you are up against a deadline and your company or client needs a slick looking app for android and iOS, using the ionic platform is a wise move.
According to Wikipedia:
Ionic is a complete open-source SDK for hybrid mobile app
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Love it's potential! Will probably do a video about it soon. I can see this maturing quicly for business level apps with open api's ... Take a look here http://jasonette.com/ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfevBAAfCMQ