Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are the next big thing in web development as they bring mobile-app-like experiences to your users without requiring them to install an app from the app store/ play store.
"Progressive Web App" simply is a term summarizing all the features allowing you to deliver mobile-like experiences. The topic is highly trending and it also is a topic which is here to stay! Not only is it strongly promoted by Google (actually a lot of talks at Google I/O 2017, Google's developer conference, were devoted to PWAs), it's also quickly being adopted by big companies like Twitter or the Washington Post.
Having the skills to build and optimize these kind of web apps is already an important and highly demanded skill for modern web developers, a trend which is only going to accelerate! Therefore, learning how to build PWAs will give you a competitive edge!
In detail, this course will cover everything you need to build amazing PWAs - leading to a score of 100 (out of 100) in Google's PWA auditing tool "Lighthouse":
- Detailed explanation about what a PWA exactly is
- How to use an app manifest to make your web app installable on device homescreens
- Using service workers to offer offline support by caching assets
- Advanced service worker usage and caching strategies
- A refresher on Promises and the Fetch API as both concepts are heavily used in PWAs
- How to improve user engagement by adding push notifications
- A way to synchronize data in the background, even if connection is lost
- How to access native device features like the camera or geolocation
- Using Workbox to make service worker management easier
- Explanations on how to turn your next SPA project into a PWA
- And more
So this course has a lot to offer, how do you tell if it's for you though?
It definitely is the right choice if ...
- ... you already are a web developer (no matter if experienced or still new to the business) and want to prepare for the future
- ... you want to deliver the best possible experiences to your users, using technologies like web push notifications or offline support
What do you need to know to get the most out of the course?
- No advanced knowledge of these technologies required though
I'd be very happy to welcome you on board of this course and start this journey together with you!
PreviewAbout this Course (2:06)
PreviewWhat are Progressive Web Apps? (3:24)
PreviewPWAs vs Native Mobile Apps (6:07)
PreviewJoin our Online Learning Community
PreviewA Demo PWA & What We'll Build in this Course (6:24)
PreviewOur First Progressive Web App (6:27)
PreviewPWA Core Building Blocks (3:19)
PreviewComparing PWAs and SPAs (3:17)
PreviewWhat is "Progressive Enhancement"? (3:23)
PreviewCourse Outline (4:24)
PreviewCourse Project Setup (6:09)
PreviewHow to get the Most out of this Course (2:11)
StartModule Introduction (1:01)
StartUsing an App Manifest to Make your App Installable (1:36)
StartAdding the Manifest (3:40)
StartUnderstanding App Manifest Properties (9:43)
StartAdding Properties to the App Manifest (9:44)
StartPWAs and Browser Support (2:16)
StartUsing the Chrome Developer Tools (1:35)
StartSimulating the Web App on an Emulator (4:36)
StartInstalling the Web App - Prerequisites (2:30)
StartQuiz: Understanding manifest.json
StartAdding Properties for Safari (5:50)
StartAdding Properties for the Internet Explorer (2:30)
StartWrap Up (0:28)
StartUseful Resources & Links
StartModule Introduction (0:40)
StartWhy Service Workers Are Amazing! (4:40)
StartUnderstanding Service Worker Events (6:18)
StartThe Service Worker Lifecycle (5:19)
StartService Worker Browser Support (1:24)
StartRegistering a Service Worker (9:26)
StartReacting to Incoming Events (in SW) (5:39)
StartUpdating & Activating Service Workers (3:00)
StartNon-Lifecycle Events (4:49)
StartGetting that "App Install Banner" (2:40)
StartTesting the App on Real Device (and Installing the App!) (3:42)
StartDeferring the App Install Banner (6:43)
StartWrap Up (1:20)
StartService Worker - FAQ
StartUseful Resources & Links
Basic HTML/ CSS knowledge helps
NO framework knowledge is required
All pre-requisites are covered by courses in our "Academind Pro" Membership.
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Reminded me of old school days where you discuss every small aspect of a course. Maximilian explained everything especially why we are doing this not that, so that we can understand ever line of code we write. Highly recommended!!
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