Archive for the ‘Service Workers’ Category

Implementing Push Notifications: The Back End

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In the first part of this series we set up the front end with a Service Worker, a `manifest.json` file, and initialized Firebase. Now we need to create our database and watcher functions. Article Series: Setting Up & Firebase The Back End (You are h...

Retrofit Your Website as a Progressive Web App

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There's been a lot of buzz around Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) lately, with many people questioning whether they represent the future of the (mobile) web. I'm not going to get into the whole native app vs PWA debate, but one thing is for sure — they g...

Create Offline Web Apps Using Service Workers & PouchDB

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Offline web applications are becoming more and more popular. Offline support is so important that it's now common to talk about the 'Offline First' approach, where it becomes a primary consideration. It's also gathering popularity with the rise of Pro...

We built a PWA from scratch – This is what we learned

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I hadn't considered the fact that if you're fingerprinting your assets (e.g. style.987987090897.css) to take advantage of browser cache, you'll need to update your Service Worker every time you do that. But I guess you've got a build step anyway, so it...

Implementing “Save For Offline” with Service Workers

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A straightforward tutorial by Una Kravets on caching assets and individually requested articles with Service Workers for offline reading. I'm curious what the best practice will become. It's possible that asking users to click something is it. Also pos...

Service Worker, what are you?

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Mariko Kosaka: I finally figured out, it's an alien you can invite to live on user's browser. Service Worker, what are you? is a post from CSS-Tricks

The Building Blocks Of Progressive Web Apps

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    The common wisdom for most companies that set out to build an app is to build a native Android or iOS app, as well as a supporting website. Although ther...

Getting Started with Service Workers

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There was a time when people only related the use of push notifications to mobile applications. Luckily, that time has passed. Now there are Service Workers which can help us implement push notifications in desktop applications, and open up websites ev...