how to use hammerjs in ionic 5

Using Hammer.js in Ionic 5

To use Hammer.js in Ionic 5, you can follow these steps:

  1. Install Hammer.js by running the following command in your Ionic project directory: npm install hammerjs

  2. Import Hammer.js in the component where you want to use it. For example, if you want to use Hammer.js in a page component, open the page component file (e.g., my-page.component.ts) and add the following import statement at the top: typescript import * as Hammer from 'hammerjs';

  3. Initialize Hammer.js in the ngOnInit method of your component. Here's an example of how to initialize Hammer.js with a basic configuration: typescript ngOnInit() { const element = document.getElementById('your-element-id'); const hammer = new Hammer(element); hammer.on('swipe', (event) => { // Handle the swipe event here }); }

Replace 'your-element-id' with the ID of the element you want to add the swipe event to.

  1. You can now handle the swipe event in the callback function. Customize the callback function to perform the desired actions when a swipe event occurs.

That's it! You have now integrated Hammer.js into your Ionic 5 project and can use it to handle swipe events. Remember to replace 'your-element-id' with the actual ID of the element you want to add the swipe event to.

Please note that the above steps are a general guideline for using Hammer.js in Ionic 5. The specific implementation may vary depending on your project structure and requirements.