Triggering the add to home screen prompt is dependent on different technical requirements being met. One of those is referencing a minimum set of icons in the web manifest file.
Service worker cache size is limited by the overal storage quota per domain. Browsers limit how much you can store locally across all storage mediums. How much can a service worker cache? What are the limits and algorithms used by different browsers?
If you have a broken service worker or need to have a contingency plan rest assured it can be uninstalled. What are the scenarios and actions you can take?
Microsoft has mapped the MSDN web platform documentation to the Mozilla Developer Network
Have you ever seen the ASP.NET Web API Error Message, “No OWIN authentication manager is associated with the request”? I get this every time I generate a new A
Microsoft releases versions of their Edge browser for both iPhone and Android. What are the reasons? What features can you expect to enjoy?
Are you seeing an error in the console: "Site cannot be installed: the page does not work offline". Or maybe your PWA is not triggering the add to homescreen pr
Service workers are have been called a game changer for the web. I don't think that is a simple exaggeration, because they enable many much needed capabilities. So what exactly are service workers?
Its time to set the record straight about browsers on iOS and Android for that matter. I hear people claiming they use Chrome on iOS. Because of that there i
This tutorial walks through upgrading the HTML5 Boilerplate project to a minumal Progressive Web App (PWA) in 15 minutes. You can use the example code as a quick way to update your web sites to PWAs!
What does it take to make your web site a Progressive Web App and earn a place on your customer's home screen? We have an infographic to help you get started.Pr
Are you a web developer developing on a Mac? If so, you are not alone. Many web developers use earlier versions of Windows and non-Windows machines for their pr
Back in November, we released a public project for a progressive web app logo. We made the project open source, using a Creative Commons license. We never
What browsers support service workers and when will the rest ship support? Is it safe to use service workers? Find out if you can rely on service workers in your progressive web app!
There is no reason why any site should not use HTTPS today. However, many still push back. This is a ridiculous story you can learn from!
Recently, Forbes.com announced they are relaunching their mobile experience as a progressive web app. They said that this is part of a year-long effort to rebra
What anyone can learn from the 2017 Super Bowl advertiser's web sites perofrmance so you don't waste valuable marketing resources.
If you are still using HTTP to serve your web site, now is the time to upgrade to HTTPS. The objections of the past are no longer road blocks.
Happy new year everyone. For the last 10 years new year’s morning has been sort of a tradition for me. 10 years ago on new year’s morning I received any mail fo
Engagement, one of the pinnacles of branding success. Mobile apps have dominated user engagement. However, adding a web site icon or link to the desktop has bee