Automatically create an APK from your Progressive Web App with PWA2APK

As mentioned in How to publish your PWA onto the Google Play Store it’s now possible to publish your PWA’s onto the Google Play Store. Thanks to PWA2APK you no longer need to manually create your APK: β€œjust” enter the URL of your PWA and an APK – which you’ll need to publish manually – […]

How to publish your PWA onto the Google Play Store

Thanks to the Trusted Web Activity feature in Chrome 72 on Android, the Google Play Store is now open for Progressive Web Apps. Chrome 72 for Android is now shipping from the Play Store to all users and this version included Trusted Web Activity (TWA), that in a nutshell is a way to open Chrome […]

How to display a “new version available” for a Progressive Web App

Dean Hume: I’ve built a number of Progressive Web Apps that simply update the service worker silently for the user in the background, but I really like the approach where you get a popup notification that suggests that there is a new version of the site available like Google’s Inbox provides – especially for an […]

Tame your Service Worker before your Progressive Web App go into the wild

Slidedeck by Maxim Salnikov: With great power comes great responsibility – trivially, but true: I’ll show the examples of how easy the “Progressive” part of the PWA term could become “Regressive”, how to fix this, and how to test our Service Worker before deploying your app. First, we’ll go through the well-known PWA functionality (App […]