Chapter 7. Offline browsing

During my daily commute to work, I travel via train into central London. Even though most of London has great cellular coverage, there are times during my journey where the signal drops off or is so weak that I can’t connect to the web. As a user, this experience can be extremely frustrating. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to use the power of Service Workers to overcome this issue and build resilient web apps that work with no connection. This chapter also covers some of the gotchas you should look out for when building an offline web app. By the end of the chapter, you’ll have a fully working example of an offline PWA using the sample application, Progressive Times. We’ll also dive into how you can start tracking ...

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