Build the Ionic 5 app for Android and upload it to the Play Store

Submitted by francesco on Thu, 10/29/2020 - 19:02

The basic documentation to understand the principles is in the Ionic docs.

The first step is creating a key to sign the file to upload to the Play Store:

keytool -genkey -v -keystore my-release-key.keystore -alias alias_name -keyalg RSA -keysize 2048 -validity 10000

The second step is setting your app to use this certificate.

Create a build.json file to put in your main folder:


My wedding app

Submitted by francesco on Mon, 10/26/2020 - 20:00

During the lockdown for the Covid-19, I started writing an App for my wedding.

Although on the web there are multiple guides, sometime it was hard to collect all the details I needed to make the app work.
So, I decided to publish in this blog a straight forward guide (there'll be mostly links to other guides) on how to setup the app.

The idea is to have my app available on both web and mobile phones.

The most effective combination I found was to use: