Category: PWA

WordPress + PWAs

One of the sessions from the Chrome Dev Summit, hosted by Das Surma and Daniel Walmsley. It’s not so much about WordPress as it is about CMS powered sites that aren’t really “apps”, if there is such a thing, and the possibility of turning that site into a Progressive Web AppSite. I find the CMS ...

React Router v4: The Complete Guide

React Router is the de facto standard routing library for React. When you need to navigate through a React application with multiple views, you’ll need a router to manage the URLs. React Router takes care of that, keeping your application UI and the URL in sync. This tutorial introduces you to React Router v4 and...

How To Build Your Own Action For Google Home Using API.AI

    For the holidays, the owner of (and my boss at) thirteen23 gave each employee a Google Home device. If you don’t already know, Google Home is a voice-activated speaker powered by Google Assistant and is a competing product to A...

PWA Directory

The other day I was watching an interview with Ade Oshineye where he discussed his work on the PWA Directory at Google, a showcase of progressive web apps. And it’s pretty neat! It lists a whole bunch of PWAs out there and you can filter them by Lighthouse metrics – that’s the auditing tool from Google that score...

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

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 can be updated in both places: … we u...

Progressive Web AMPs

    If you’ve been following the web development community these last few months, chances are you’ve read about progressive web apps (PWAs). It’s an umbrella term used to describe web experiences advanced that they compete with...