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Getting Started with Progressive Web Apps

by Bill Stavroulakis

In this course, we will create a 'Car Deals' website using techniques and technologies to transform it from a simple web page into a progressive web app.

What you'll learn

Progressive Web Apps consist of a new palette of technologies such as the web app manifest, home-screen install support, service workers and the app shell. These bridge the gap even more between native and web apps offering new capabilities to web developers to create amazing desktop and mobile experiences. In this course, Getting Started with Progressive Web Apps, you'll learn how to develop car deals website using some of these new APIs and features that will transform it from a simple web page into a progressive web app. First, you'll explore the App Shell and figure out how it works. Next, you'll learn about client-side storage and service workers. Finally, you'll discover how to work with installable web apps. By the end of this course, you'll know what progressive web apps are and you'll have a full scope of the tools that you have at your disposal.

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About the author

Bill is a Microsoft MVP, Google Developer Expert, a Senior Software Engineer at Software Competitiveness International, and the creator of Dotnetweekly. He has over 7 years of experience in building Web Applications and is excited to learn and teach technologies as they develop/mature in the ever-changing world of the web. Bill started his career in Silicon Valley in 2006 developing Facebook applications that grew to have more that 6 million users. He then continued working on the Ruby-on-Rails ... more

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