This article introduces the capabilities of these tools and how to use them, and even provides some code examples.
The first thing we need to do is install Ionic. Follow the installation instructions provided on the Ionic Getting Started page. (Note that Ionic has a dependency on NodeJS, so the instructions will require you to install that as well if you don’t already have it on your machine).
The AngularFire 5 minute tutorial is a great place to begin getting familiar with Firebase. And if you’re a “tinkerer” or a tactile learner like me you may want to pull my implementation from GitHub and start playing with the code.