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All Updates tagged: progressive-web-apps

Fresher service workers, by default

HTTP requests that check for updates to the service worker script will no longer be fulfilled by the HTTP cache by default. This works around a common developer pain point, in which setting an inadvertent Cache-Control header on your service worker script could lead to delayed updates. Also, updates to imported scripts can trigger the service worker update flow.

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Updating WebAPKs More Frequently

When a Progressive Web App is installed on Android, Chrome automatically requests and installs a WebAPK of your app. Starting in Chrome 76, Chrome will check for updates more frequently, ensuring icons, titles, colors, and other key properties to rolled out to your users faster.

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Address Bar Install for Progressive Web Apps on the Desktop

In Chrome 76, we're making it easier for users to install Progressive Web Apps on the desktop by adding an install button to the address bar. If a site meets the Progressive Web App installability criteria, Chrome will automatically show an install icon in the address bar, making it easy for users to install your PWA.

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How do I notify users that my PWA is installable?

If your PWA has use cases where it’s helpful for a user to install your app, for example if you have users who use your app more than once a week, you should be promoting the installation of your PWA within the web UI of your app. We have new recommendations on how you can promote the installation of your app.

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In Chrome 76 you can hide the Add to Home screen mini-infobar

We're giving you more control over the PWA Add to Home Screen mini-infobar. Starting in Chrome 76, you can prevent the mini-infobar from appearing by calling preventDefault() on the beforeinstallprompt event.

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RTCQuicTransport Coming to an Origin Trial Near You (Chrome 73)

The RTCQuicTransport is a new web platform API that allows exchanging arbitrary data with remote peers using the QUIC protocol.

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Tweaks to cache.addAll() and importScripts() coming in Chrome 71

Some small changes are coming to cache.addAll() and importScripts(), starting in Chrome 71.

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Changes to Add to Home Screen Behavior

Starting in Chrome 68 on Android, the Add to Home Screen behavior is changing to give you more control over when and how to prompt the user. If your site meets the add to home screen criteria, Chrome will no longer automatically show the add to home screen banner. Instead, you'll need to call prompt() on the saved beforeinstallprompt event to show the add to home screen dialog prompt to your users

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Beyond SPAs: alternative architectures for your PWA

Building a Progressive Web App doesn't mean building a single page app! Read about alternative architectures for content-focused PWAs, and help you make the right decision for your specific use case.

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Lighthouse January 2017 update

What's new in Lighthouse 1.5. New audits, extension updates, Performance Experiment, online Viewer features, and UI tweaks.

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Building a Better Web with Lighthouse

What's new in Lighthouse. Redesign, new best practice audits, and an online report viewer.

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Getting Started with Progressive Web Apps

Learn how to get started building Progressive Web Apps

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