app • 82% less data to complete first transaction, vs. native app • 63% less data for initial load, vs. previous mobile web experience • 84% less data to complete first transaction, vs. previous mobile web experience Source: Google, http://bit.ly/2f64lRo
Fit any form factor. RWD FTW! Connectivity Independent Oﬀline features thanks to service workers. App-like interactions App shell for apps navigation. Fresh Up-to-date thanks to service workers. Safe Served on HTTPS. Discoverable Manifest files identify them as apps. Re-engageable Push notifications bring people back to apps. Installable Can be installed to the home screen w/o app stores. Linkable Still part of the web—URLs still work. Progressive Use progressive enhancement for better experience.
Manage the browser history so back button goes to right location. • Back button in an app often implies a hierarchy, not simply going to the last screen you were on. • Do you rearchitect your site to create an app hierarchy?
Redesign launches Better security with HTTPS Faster site via HTTP/2 Better bookmarks via manifest Oct 3 Faster pages Oﬀline fallback It’s a PWA! service worker Oct 18 Oﬀline pages Oﬀline indicator Improved font loading Nov 22 Push notifications HTTP/2 Link Preload Dec 7 Small tweaks PWA announced
Website with Perf Improvements Full Screen, App Shell New APIs No Add to Home Screen Basic PWA Feels Like An App Installation and Discovery No Push Notifications Personalized and Integrated Push Push Notifications Beyond PWAs
Planning & Definition Technical Debt (if Necessary) Gather team Brainstorm Ideal PWA Benchmarks and measurement plans Build roadmap Assess current website Fix performance issues Fix usability issues Manifest HTTPS Service worker for performance Oﬀline Fallback Cache recently viewed pages Precache popular or important pages Add third-party push notification service CMS plugin for push notifications Payment Request API Credentials Management API Integrate notifications with backend systems Background sync Move to app shell
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