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How to Implement PWA in an e-Commerce Store?
Throughout the entire history of humankind, our adaptivity has been the major propellant of progress that allowed our society to develop at a rapid pace and eventually reach the stage of digital civilization. In the business world of the early third millennium, adaptivity largely spells the ability of entrepreneurs to take high-tech innovations in their stride and adjust their marketing strategies accordingly. The prize in this resilience test is the realization of big-time aspirations via expanding the clientele and catering to the needs (and even pandering to the whims) of the ever greater number of customers [...]
Taking Novelties in Their Stride: How to Turn WordPress into PWA
The digital world is in constant motion, improving traditional practices and offering its adepts offbeat responses to age-long challenges. The changes of the IT landscape are so fast-paced that approaches which were deemed the only true ones just a couple of years ago become inveterately obsolete in a twinkling of an eye [...]
Developing an App like Uber: The PWA Power Unleashed
What word would you choose to characterize a routine working day of a person in the early third millennium? Hectic, frantic, manic? Any of them will do to describe the urgency that most of us feel to be in a dozen of places within a short span, grudging every minute lost and every opportunity to make money wasted. Driving a car would seem the best response to this time squeeze until you remember all the related headaches of searching for a parking space, taking care of its safety, and forgetting to fill up the gas tank [...]
Debunking 5 Common Myths About PWA
When Steve Jobs represented the first iPhone in 2007 his idea about mobile applications was nowhere beyond web technologies. There was no App Store in those days as well as no definition of native apps existed. Namely, Jobs was the one who has created the concept subsequently known as “Progressive Web Applications” (PWA). Websites that behaved like ordinary apps with offline capabilities were laying at the core of the concept.
What an App Shell is About and How Your Project Might Benefit From It
The majority of mobile developers can agree most likely that web applications start competing with native ones these days. The arguments in favor of this vision are various: technologies keep going forward, the demand for custom mobile solutions is not in decline, and the web giant Google is persistent in the promotion of progressive web applications (PWA) [...]
Do You Really Need a PWA?
First of all, let's figure out what a Progressive Web App or PWA is. These terms denote the existence of well thought out algorithms of using applications for the user’s benefit. PWA is the best way for developers to make their web applications load faster. Furthermore, they are more productive [...]
How to Add Geolocation in PWA
Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) have forever changed the way we perceive websites and mobile applications. With the advent of fantastic frameworks such as Ruby on Rails, Angular5, VueJS, and React, web development has taken on new forms and possibilities.
How to Create a Web App Manifest
A web application manifest is a standardized JSON file that is used when installing a PWA - progressive web application on a user's device. It’s responsible for providing a “native-like” view of the application for users. Let’s see how to create one for your app [...]