I don’t know how many of you know a history of Ionic Framework. The project was originally started back in the Summer of 2013. It may not sound much but think about it; jQuery Mobile was still at the height of its success, and Android 2.3 was a dominant platform.
Apparently, according to Max Lynch, the decision to work with Angular1 was just timely choice. This decision makes sense, in a lot of ways, the year 2013 was a turning point for the hybrid mobile market. Many great frameworks of that time, like Sencha Touch, were in decline or dying. And what was to be a new generation of frameworks (like Ionic or OnsenUI) was just a story somewhere in a vastness of Reddit.
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