Progressive Web Apps
Progressive Web Apps are the next big thing for the mobile web because it combines the best of web and mobile apps. In simple words it is a website built using web technologies that acts and feels like an app.
It does three major things :
- Install web apps to home screen like native apps
- Receive push notifications
- Work offline
- Discovery – It can be discovered using search engines.
- Progressive – It works on any and every device & browser.
- Safe – It is hosted over HTTPS which is a secure protocol.
- Installable – It can be installed on the native handset screen.
- Re-engageable – Push Notifications increase user engagement.
- Connectivity independent – It works offline.
- App-like – Looks like a native apps.
- Responsive – It adapts to the device form factor and screen.
- Linkable – Sharing is easy by sharing the URL.
- Updated – Content updates happen seamlessly when connected to internet.