Back in 2015, Google announced a new concept - Progressive Web Apps (PWA). This is a new format of combining the best parts of the web and native apps. At the heart of PWA is the use of Service Workers (SW). They act as a proxy server that is located between the web application in the browser and the network. Show More Summary
In my latest video, I break down what are PWAs, why Microsoft is embracing Google's technology, and what it means for the Microsoft Store and Windows 10. Over the last year, the discussion around Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) has grown...Show More Summary
While Google and Microsoft have both announced full Progressive Web App support for their desktop browsers, Google seems to be further along on the process. Google’s take on Progressive Web Apps has debuted in Chrome OS’s canary build, featuring web-apps that look all the more like a native app. Show More Summary
On this week's episode, I talk more about Project Andromeda, since you folks can't seem to get enough (make sure to read my recent article on why new tech is so hard too for more), and I'll talk more about Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) and if a developer should give up on Microsoft's UWP, or not. Tune in, now! ...
Progressive Web Apps are the next big thing in desktop computing, with Microsoft, Google and Firefox among others reworking their browsers so that they support PWAs. Microsoft for one, has promised that it’ll be allowing users of the...Show More Summary
Microsoft has today announced that it will be automatically bringing PWAs to the Microsoft Store, and has detailed its plans for PWA support in Windows 10 Redstone 4. Microsoft has today outlined its plans for introducing Progressive Web Apps (PWA) to Windows 10 and Microsoft Edge. Show More Summary
Microsoft will be ready to support PWAs in the Microsoft Store as of Windows 10 Redstone 4. Here's its game plan.
Microsoft is finally bringing Progressive Web Apps to the Microsoft Store and Windows 10 with the next release of Windows 10. In a blog post today, the Edge team explained Microsoft’s short-term plans to integrate Progressive Web Apps with Windows. Show More Summary
PWA Twitter app. What if there was one app standard Microsoft, Google and Apple all adopted? Progressive Web Apps (PWA) may be that great equalizer. The current app model is robust and thriving but has shortcomings. Millions of available...Show More Summary
Progressive web apps, offline-first development, customer experience, and other web trends to watch. How will the web world change in 2018? Here's what we're watching. Progressive web apps shift from "on the rise" to "here to stay" Looking...Show More Summary
PWA, progressive web apps, can only become the standard over the native mobile apps if they have a wide array of supporters. Every web app can be a progressive web app. What’s a Progressive Web App? Progressive web apps are web offers that can be used on mobile devices, where they adjust to the abilities...
Surface folding device fan render, by David Breyer. Microsoft's ambitions for Windows 10, cellular PCs and its potential folding mobile device have an undeniable Achilles Heel - the app gap. But there may be a solution on the horizon. Microsoft's personal computing efforts are often met with legitimate criticisms about its app gap. Show More Summary
Earlier this month, Google announced the official rollout of Android Go, a variant of its mobile platform that’s optimized to run on devices with less RAM and processing power. Part of that offering included similarly optimized Google apps – including Maps Go. Show More Summary
Progressive Web Apps is a Google technology which lets developers create web applications which look and act just like proper desktop applications. Already available on ChromeOS, Google was meant to enable to feature on the desktop in early 2018, replacing Chrome Apps. Show More Summary
Ionic, maker of the popular open source Framework for building cross-platform mobile and progressive web apps, has launched a suite of development tools for enterprise developers and teams. Ionic Pro is a cloud-based solution that makes it faster and easier to design, build, test and deliver apps. Show More Summary
In lieu of Chrome Apps, Google said it will enable Progressive Web Apps that can be installed on the desktop.
Google says Progressive Web Apps are the future of app-like webpages.
As a tech-lover, you’ve probably come across an article mentioning Progressive Apps, how great they are, that they are the future in apps and how all sites should have one. But, what are progressive apps exactly? Progressive apps are not entirely different from standard web apps, but there are specific concepts that developers need to fulfill. Show More Summary