Chrome & PWAs
Updates worth mentioning
Is there a cold war between Android and Chrome because of PWAs?
–What? How can you say that? Android has the best PWA experience available today, Max!
–Android? or Chrome on Android? And… is it the best possible experience?
You shouldn’t use Chrome’s PWACompat library in your Progressive Web Apps
I know I’m starting this article with a strong title. But it’s not a click-bait title, it’s my recommendation; in this post, I will explain the reason. The Chrome team released last week a new library: PWACompat (see post and GitHub repository). The library claims to “bring Web App Manifest to older browsers” but the consequences of injecting that script can lead to bad user experiences.
75% of the web won’t take advantage of a faster experience in Google Chrome
Thoughts about Brotli over TLS
Service Workers replacing AppCache, a sledgehammer to crack a nut
If you are into web development, you have probably heard about Service Workers, sometimes referred as “the Application Cache replacement”. I’ve been using and teaching it for a while, and I think we need to talk about it. We are trying to crack a nut with a sledgehammer. We need a Vanilla AppCache new API.
Android 5 and other news for web developers from Google IO
The Google’s annual developer conference gave us the preview release of Android L. There are some news I want to share with web and hybrid app developers, not only about Android but also for the future of other Google-based solutions, such as Chrome OS and Chrome Developer Tools for mobile development.
Home screen web apps for Android thanks to Chrome 31+
We’ve been dealing with webapps on iOS for a couple of years: websites that after Home Screen installation become a full-featured full screen app from a user’s perspective. Finally, Chrome 31 brings that approach to Android devices: HTML5 apps without the need of packaging and a using the store for distribution.
Chrome for iOS and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean HTML5 development
I’m attending Google I/O in San Francisco this week and Google has released some news on Chrome: an iOS version that it may not be Chrome, the Android version out of beta, now being the default browser on Android 4.1 and some other stuff. Let’s review the news in the mobile web world.
Google Chrome for Android
Welcome to the mobile HTML5 world
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