External ES5 libraries into Ionic2 app, is it possible?


#1

How to integrate ES5 libs (like cheerio, request.js) to an ionic2 app? Is it possible and works fine or i will need to use plugins to achieve the same functionalities ?

I would like to listen to your opinions :ear:


#2

Yes, it’s possible to use external ES5 libraries in Ionic 2. However cheerio is designed specifically for the server, so I’m not sure it it’ll be a good fit for an Ionic app. I’ll recommend you to check out the following articles: