Rails 5 Progressive Web App - part 2

December 17, 2016

PWA

Inspired by some evangelical Progressive Web App (PWA) posts, we wanted to see what PWA goodness we could bring to our Rails 5, Turbolinks 5, Websocket-using web project. So this post is about what steps we have taken thus far. In Part 1, we added service workers and achieved the “Installable”, “Discoverable” and “App-like” and “Connectivity-independent” improvements. Now in Part 2 we look at achieving “Re-engageable”: User re-engagement with displayed push notifications via service workers, even when a tab is not open. ... Read more

Rails 5 Progressive Web App

December 13, 2016

PWA

Inspired by some evangelical Progressive Web App (PWA) posts, we wanted to see what PWA goodness we could bring to our Rails 5, Turbolinks 5, Websocket-using web project. So this post is about what steps we have taken thus far. We are coming at this from a web-first approach, we are following the Basecamp route into mobile with turbolinks-android. Our mobile development effort has mostly gone thus far into product re-design: stripping back and simplifying views to optomise for the more intimate phone format. ... Read more

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