An Introduction to Service Workers - Redevelop 2016

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October 14, 2016

An Introduction to Service Workers - Redevelop 2016

Service Workers are the biggest thing to hit the browser since XMLHttpRequest. We'll take a look at what the Service Worker can do for your app and more importantly, your users. We'll see the surprisingly small amount of code you need to get started with a Service Worker and finally we'll take a look at Progressive Web Apps and how the Service Worker will take part in a revolution for web applications.


Offline apps course on Udacity:

The demo SMS app:

HTML5Rocks intro to service worker:
Service Worker spec:
Is Service Worker Ready Yet?
And resources:
Service Worker Cookbook:
Addy Osmani - Offline Storage for Progressive Web Apps -

Twilio Blog: Web powered SMS inbox with push notifications:
Background sync:


Phil Nash

October 14, 2016