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Progressive Web Apps with React by Scott Domes

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Making our app installable - iOS

Apple hasn't come out in support of Progressive Web Apps, as of the time of writing. There's numerous theories as to why (their revenue-generating App Store ecosystem, competition with Google, lack of control), but it does mean that the process of making our app installable is much more manual.

Let's be clear--the optimal PWA experience, as of now, will be for a user on the latest version of Chrome, on an Android device.

However, PWAs are also all about progressive enhancement, a concept we'll cover in more depth in the later chapters. Progressive enhancement means we deliver the best possible experience for each user on their device; if they can support all the shiny new stuff, great, otherwise, we do our ...

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