Progressive Webs Apps: Africa may be the biggest gainer

An example of a progressive web app being installed and opened.

The motive behind this frictional approach is to make native mobile apps using web technologies and not making web apps native mobile apps. — me.

OK! Conan. We get you.
  • Installs are not an issue (remember, low friction)
  • Have no APK size restrictions, neither are they worryingly large
  • Are always up-to-date (do not require re-installs for an update to happen, causing the user to use more data if they are to update the application)
  • They work everywhere (they are still web apps that work in any browser)
  • Tend to be trusted more than native apps
  • Users are paranoid and cautious when it comes to how they use their devices storage space (the expansive nature of native mobile apps on install is a worrying trend to low budget smartphones)

Impress them there! And keep them there!

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Eugene Mutai

Eugene Mutai

Co-founder and CTO @getraise | Google Dev Expert #GDE for Web Tech | Bitcoin & Ethereum #HODLing, Mined before | Unbanking myself | alumni @andela | 🚀👨‍🚀

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