What are PWA's?

Up until a year ago it may have seemed impossible that something could replace the almighty native mobile app. However, it’s now becoming pretty clear that Progressive Web Apps are on the rise and native apps are on the way out. 

So what are these all-mighty PWA's anyways? Progressive web apps combine everything that is great about a native mobile application with everything that is great about a mobile website.

 

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Works for every user, regardless of browser choice. 


 

Fits to any format: desktop, mobile, tablet etc. 

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You no longer need to create multiple versions of your app for different devices.


Automatically refreshes after content is updated, enabling viewers to see the new features immediately. 

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Has app like style navigation and interactions.


Users can quickly install the app to their home screen without the hassle of downloading from the app store. 

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Easily sharable with a URL that will launch the user straight into the app.

 
Audrey Boyer