Everyone Hates Apps! Say Welcome to Progressive Web Apps

Everyone Hates Apps! Say Welcome to Progressive Web Apps

PWAs do seem to be the next big thing. As always there is a huge financial motivation behind a new trend. Between the moment a typical consumer finds out about an app and the moment he installs it there is about 80% chance he will change his mind. That’s why most major brands: Starbucks, Tinder, Google Maps (maps.google.com), Uber, Instagram, Pinterest, Alibaba, Medium, GitHub Explorer, Offline Wikipedia, Forbes and even Microsoft’s online services, like Outlook.com, are now PWA-enabled. There are currently thousands of PWA-enabled websites, and more companies are enabling adaptive website controls with Service Workers to meet compatibility.

PWA is a in-browser app experience, that has a look and feel of an app and can load in a super-fast time. It’s a traditional web applications that is enhanced with modern web technologies, allowing it to provide a more app-like experience. It relies on Firebase for custom push notifications and have bookmark ability for a home screen-like app.

Read More: PWA On Wiki

By | 2018-03-06T21:50:47+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|Categories: Tech & Geek|Tags: , |

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Ivan Nonveiller
Besides AI and Marketing, Ivan likes to write about Montreal. Reading: - From 0 to 1 by Peter Thiel (2014), - This is Marketing by Seth Godin (2018), - The Master Algorithm by Pedro Domingos (2015)