Native Apps are Doomed

Eric Elliott
Nov 8, 2016 · 9 min read
2014–09 Vulture — Dick Knight (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0)

Some History

What Are Progressive Web Apps?

Progressive Web Apps How-To

Enable HTTPS

The Manifest

Sample manifest.json:

Manifest isn’t Everywhere

<meta name="apple-mobile-web-app-capable" content="yes">

Service Worker

Testing

Debugging the physical device with Chrome inspect

Verify your service worker

Verify install to homepage

Native Apps are Not Dead Yet

Conclusion

Edit: The Web Platform Rocks


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