Exploring Service Workers

Exploring Service Workers

4 hours, 17 minutes CC

You’ve likely heard the term “Progressive Web Apps” (PWAs). Sure, it's a buzz word that's a bit overloaded, but it has some great motivations behind it. PWAs represent the dream of web apps getting all the same capabilities, and performance, of native apps. At the core of making this happen is the new Service Workers API. Service Workers give web apps new capabilities to be able to go beyond the browser tab and enable features like smart offline caching and PWA features like push notifications!

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Published: July 16, 2019
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Table of Contents

Introduction

Web Workers

Service Workers

Service Worker Project

Service Worker Cache

Service Worker Routing

Improving UX

Wrapping Up