Service Workers - Beyond The Cache (Angular Conf Australia)

Service Workers - Beyond The Cache (Angular Conf Australia)

Angular 6 comes with a service worker cache implementation out of the box, which is a great start for building modern, resilient, progressive web applications. But only using the service worker's cache is like driving a sports car in 3rd gear at the most.

We'll dive into push notifications, background sync and other experimental service worker features, showing what they can be used for and how to integrate them in your Angular app. Together we'll see how to make your Angular apps appier and your users happier.



The example application:

Angular PWA guide:
Angular Service Worker docs:
swPush docs:
npm web-push:

@angular/service-worker Issues:
- Background Sync support:
- Notification Click event support:

npm patch-package:

Blog posts
Permissions on the web suck:
Background Sync:
Background Fetch:


Phil Nash

June 22, 2018