Recent May, 2018 Stories
Mozilla today said that it will embrace Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), starting on Android.
Like Microsoft a week earlier at Build 2017, Google hosted several sessions at its own I/O conference about Progressive Web Apps, or PWAs. Here is what they discussed.
As you may know, I've predicted that Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) will supplant UWP apps on Windows 10. So what did Microsoft say---if anything---about PWAs at Build 2017?
To better understand what works---and what doesn't---with Windows 10 in S mode, it's helpful to examine the apps I regularly use.
I wasn't expecting to write about Windows 10 S again this quickly, but a confluence of events necessitates a follow-up.
I've written a lot about Progressive Web Apps being the future of apps in Windows 10. But, the truth is, I'm underselling it.
Good news for those who missed last week's Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2017: You can now watch the sessions.
This Spring, Microsoft will make its upteenth attempt to get developers excited about Windows 10 at Build 2017. But as users have discovered, the apps platform in Windows 10 isn't in any way enticing. And it's OK.
This week, Microsoft expanded on its plans to improve Edge web apps by both modernizing them and supporting open web standards. It doesn't address my core issue with Edge web apps, but it looks like a big step forward.
Google has released Chrome 67 on Windows, Mac, and Linux, adding better support for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs).
Microsoft didn't promote Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) as heavily this week as Google did. But there is some great information to be had.
As you might expect, this year's Google I/O provided a ton of new content about Progressive Web Apps. Here's what I've learned so far.
In a nice example of the scalability of Progressive Web Apps (PWAs), the Windows 10 version of the Twitter app now lets you pin users to the Start menu.
Microsoft starts listing the first set of Progressive Web Apps on the Microsoft Store in Windows 10.
While Windows 10 version 1803 will bring many nice changes, support for Progressive Web Apps is one of the most eagerly-anticipated.
It's not just Microsoft. Both Google and Apple will formally support Progressive Web Apps in their own platforms too.
Andrew and I discuss the changes Microsoft is making to Windows 10 in 2018 and Progressive Web Apps.
Leo, Mary Jo, and I discuss Windows 10's transition year, Progressive Web Apps, Microsoft's quarterly results, and much more.
Progressive Web Apps in Windows 10 are almost here, and Microsoft is confirming its plans for the rollout today.
Firefox 58 for Android will bring support for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). Here's an early look at how this will work.
I recently spoke with Microsoft's Jeff Burtoft and Aaron Gustafson about the company's plans to bring Progressive Web Apps to Windows 10.
Microsoft will begin providing Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) via the Windows Store beginning in Windows 10 version 1803.
The transition to Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) will take time. That said, one PWA, Twitter Lite, has emerged as a clear winner. And it works very well across platforms.