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Mar 28 2018   7:19PM GMT

progressive web app (PWA)

Kaitlin Herbert Kaitlin Herbert Profile: Kaitlin Herbert


A progressive web app (PWA) is a website that looks and behaves as if it is a mobile app. Continued…

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“As performance and user experience become more essential to the success of an enterprise mobile app, progressive web apps gain interest — and may eventually become the future standard for mobile development.” – Erica Mixon

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