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Convert Your Traditional Web App Into a Progressive Web App
Around six years ago, Google casually presented the tech world with the new type of apps and named it progressive. The purpose of PWA development is to make websites closely resemble a smartphone application with all the visual and functional perks. Since then, such hybrids acquired a substantial level of popularity and made guides like this one particularly requested. The main reason is that you don’t have to develop separate apps for different devices alongside your website or web app [...]
Progressive Web Apps for Internet Banking
Before we dive into an explanation of progressive web apps (PWA) and whether their appliance is fit for a banking mobile app, let’s take a step back to understand and acknowledge native and web applications and how they differ. [...]
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 [...]