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It's Time To Make Every Web Application A Progressive Web App

Mobile Apps Will Slip To A Niche Role As PWAs Combine The Discoverability Of The Web With The Experience Of An App

February 12, 2019

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The technology pendulum has swung from the web being all the rage to the web being a terrible experience. Now, it's swinging back to the web being all the rage again, thanks to progressive web apps (PWAs), which deliver an app-like experience with the discoverability of the web. This report details what application development and delivery (AD&D) pros need to know about PWAs, in what scenarios PWAs are a better option than a native mobile app, and why it's wrong to build any new web application that's not a progressive web app.

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Table of Contents

  • Native, Hybrid, Or Web App? Answer: Progressive Web App
  • The Browsers Are Ready To Go: PWAs Solve App Discovery
  • Native Apps Won't Disappear, But They Will Play A Niche Role
  • Recommendations

  • Build Every Web App As A Progressive Web App
  • Supplemental Material
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