PWAs are coming to iOS 11.3: Cupertino, we have a problem

Recently it was announced that iOS 11.3 and macOS 10.13.4 will include Service Workers, opening up the way for PWAs on iOS (and potentially macOS too, following lead of Microsoft here). ☝️ If you don’t want to download the macOS 10.13.4 beta you can alternatively download Safari Technology Preview (> 48) for use with your […]

A Tinder Progressive Web App Performance Case Study

Addy Osmani: Tinder recently swiped right on the web. Their new responsive Progressive Web App — Tinder Online — is available to 100% of users on desktop and mobile, employing techniques for JavaScript performance optimization, Service Workers for network resilience and Push Notifications for chat engagement. Today we’ll walk through some of their web perf learnings. Their PWA is […]

sw-toolbox – A Collection of Tools for Service Workers

Service Worker Toolbox provides some simple helpers for use in creating your own service workers. Specifically, it provides common caching strategies for dynamic content, such as API calls, third-party resources, and large or infrequently used local resources that you don’t want precached. The code itself is very readable I must say: importScripts(‘sw-toolbox.js’); toolbox.precache([ ‘/css/app.css’, ‘/img/logo.png’ […]

Progressive Web Apps with React

Great set of articles by Addy Osmani: In this series of posts I’ll share my experience turning React-based web apps into PWAs. We’ll also cover why shipping just what users need for a route & throwing out all other scripts are good ideas for fast perf. As with all articles by Addy: well-written, accurate, and […]