Despite we already have shown you some great reasons why your next project should be a PWA, there’s always some doubt’s you will have until getting the deeper understanding of what progressive web app is. That is why today we have a real PWA guide for you!
Progressive web applications (PWAs) are more of a methodology that involves a combination of technologies to make powerful web applications. A PWA delivers a rich user experience because it has several strengths:
- Fast. The UI is not flaky. Scrolling is smooth. And the app responds quickly to user interaction.
- Reliable. A normal website forces users to wait, doing nothing, while it is busy making rides to the server. A PWA, meanwhile, loads data instantaneously from the cache. A PWA works seamlessly, even on a 2G connection.
- Engaging. A PWA can earn a place on the user’s home screen. It offers a native app-like experience by providing a full-screen work area. It makes use of push notifications to keep users engaged.
Here you can find more info on how some of the optimizations like using HTTP2 and adding headers like,
If-None-Match, prevent the downloading of valid cached assets.
Among the latest tools to create your PWA, try Capacitor!
p.s. You can always count on Syndicode when it comes to web app development