CircleCI Demo IONIC App
IONIC 3.0 Continuous Integration using CircleCI 2.0
Building and running locally
npm installto install the node dependencies.
ionic serveto run the app in development mode.
Running the Android app in the Android emulator.
ionic cordova platform add androidto create platform add to the project
ionic cordova run androidto start the app in the Android emulator.
Building on CircleCI
This example is ready to be built on CircleCI. Once you have copied or forked the repository, navigate to the CircleCI web interface, choose Projects and then Add project. Select a project and click Start building.
Try pushing some changes to your repo to see how a JS job runs, and then it will install the dependecies and android sdk get run concurrently. Once it is done, it will generate an apk to download from the artifacts. For more information https://circleci.com/docs/
For more detail, https://www.driftycode.com/continuous-integration-for-ionic-apps/