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Progresive Web Apps Workshop

Progressive web apps, or PWAs, are specially designed web applications that can be downloaded to your mobile phone and run like a native app. Making one has a lot in common with creating a website, but with a few key extra files and concepts involved.

Progressive Web Apps are user experiences that have the reach of the web, and are:

This new level of quality allows Progressive Web Apps to earn a place on the user’s home screen.

Here is an example of a web app. It generates a QR code from the text you enter.


The presentation will teach you some of the basic concepts regarding PWAs such as App Manifests and Service Workers, while the lab will show you how to host and deploy your very own Progressive Web App using Firebase!

LAB: here Slides: here