Progressive Web Apps is a term that Google created in 2015. Representing the next revolution in web development, PWAs enable more reliable, faster and engaging user experiences while also incorporating mobile app functionalities into websites. These and other features lead many engineers to believe that PWA’s are the future of web development.
I run this workshop at the University of Pennsylvania for Pennapps. We created a progressive web app with the following functionalities:
- Offline mode
- Caching requests: images, CSS, index.html.
- Local Notifications
- Payments API
- How to set up your app manifest
- Add to the home screen
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