About 8 months after I published this, Apple put their money where their mouth is and proved me wrong! This is an amazing step forward for the web. Stay tuned for a follow up article.
I almost can’t believe it, but it looks like this article may have actually helped things along: (https://bugs.webkit.org/attachment.cgi?id=317095&action=prettypatch)
This allows smaller teams to get the performance benefits of a Single Page Application without the added cost or complexity. I use it on all my Rails projects and clients are always blown away by the user experience and speed of their app.
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