Adding an Icon to the Home Screen for Web Apps

In this article we will see how to add a native like app icon for your mobile web site onto your users devices. This will mean the users can get to your website without having to type in your address. It’s instant access and well works like magic. Let’s see how to get it done.. πŸ™‚

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Service Workers – Part 2 – Offline Caching Patterns

In this post, we will see how to make use of the caching capabilities of Service Workers to provide a rich offline experience. Later down in the series I’ll try to provide a demo with an use case. For now, let us understand the different ways in which we can leverage the caching capabilities of Service Workers. So let’s get to it.

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Service Workers – Part 1 – Introduction

Hi guys, off late there has been much fuss about a new tech standard called ‘Service Workers’, so much so, that Paul Linkan has gone on to state about them as:

‘The next big thing to happen after the link’ – Paul Linkan

I’ve been looking into, fidgeting, playing, testing and literally living Service Workers for the past two weeks. Finally, I’ve decided to put up a series on what can be done with them and what they bring to table as a part by part series, of which, this is the first part. The Introduction to Service Workers..TADA.. πŸ˜€

So let’s get started… πŸ˜€

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Gulp Series – Part Six : Creating a live reload server

Hi there guys…we have reached the last part of the Gulp series. In this part, we will take forward all the things that we have learned so far and use it to create a live-reload server. A live reload server is one that automatically reloads the webpage once a change is made to JS, CSS or HTML files. This massively speeds up the development process. Let’s see how to get it done.

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