Progressive Web Apps give us an opportunity to reset our expectations and to loudly declare that We Can Do Better when designing user experiences on the web.
In the last year I’ve observed two subtle techniques being used by some developers that take a web app from feeling slow and janky to highly reactive and polished.
I’ve seen a single fatal performance issue on many sites, including Twitter.com and in high quality UI toolkits including Material UI.
Context: I am currently researching Private Contact Discovery in attempt to determine if there’s a feasible way to bring an API to enable this to the Web Platform. I believe it’s important for us to enable…