Ionic has a bright future by partnering with IBM

This is indeed awesome, as it hopefully means that Ionic is here to stay, so that all of us who use it won't have to fear for it's future - since it's all awesome and stuff :). True, this seems more inclined towards business people, but the sole fact that with this more people will know about Ionic and won't look you strangely when you say you're developing iOS/Android apps with it by using one codebase.

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Written by Nikola Brežnjak