A progressive web app(PWA) is a website that looks and behaves as if it is a mobile app. PWA’s are built to take advantage of native mobile device features,without requiring the end user to visit an app store,make a purchase and download software locally,instead a PWA can be located with a search engine query and accessed immediately through browser.
The goal of PWA’s is to blur the distinction between native apps and the mobile web by bringing most of the benefits of native mobile apps to the mobile browser PWA’s use standards based technologies and run in a container that is secure home screen,just like a mobile app from an app store.
They simply work much better than your typical mobile website
Progressive web apps are user experience that have the reach to the web are:
- Reliable – Load instantly and never show the downassaur,even in uncertain network conditions.
- Fast – Respond quickly to user interactions with silky smooth animations and no janky scrolling.
- Engaging – Feel like a natural app on the device,with an immersive user experience.