Progressive Web Apps, are they the Future?

Progressive Web Apps, are they the Future?

Quick overview of what a PWA is and what you need to meet the requirements. Also highlighting some concerns I have regarding current implementations.

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Natalia Baltazar

June 07, 2016
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    What do you really need? • Web app manifest ◦

    https://www.w3.org/TR/appmanifest/ • Service worker ◦ http://mzl.la/1nA8Zr3
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    Want more about Service Workers? • The Offline Cookbook -

    Jake Archibald ◦ https://jakearchibald.com/2014/offline-cookbook/ • Building an Offline Page for the Guardian: ◦ http://bit.ly/1PqNrb2 • Your First Offline Web App ◦ http://bit.ly/1Z2VWvT
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    Examples of Progressive Web Apps • Washington Post: ◦ https://www.washingtonpost.com/pwa/

    • Air Berlin ◦ https://m.airberlin.com/en/pwa • More examples ◦ https://pwa.rocks/
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    • Most examples are mobile only (not responsive?) • Some

    examples are not yet linkable • Most assume javascript is installed (not very progressive) • If launched from a home icon it does not show the URL (considered best practice) Concerns with PWAs
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