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Progressive Web Apps in React with create-react-app

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Chris Achard
45m closed-captioning
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Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) allow a user to use your web app online or offline, and lets them install the app onto their iOS or Android device just like a native app. Sounds great, right? But it can be tricky to properly configure a PWA, and not every feature works on every browser or device.

In this course, we’ll create an online/offline note taking app. We’ll use create-react-app to create the frontend, and node.js to create a simple backend. We’ll start by making sure the app can be displayed offline with cached resources, and learn how to persist data while the app is in offline mode. We’ll also interact with native features like the camera, and learn how to let users install the app on their phone home screen. Then we’ll customize the appearance of the app, including the app icon, splash screen, and phone status bar.

Finally, we’ll deploy the production app to heroku. By the end of this course, you will have everything you need to create a Progressive Web App with React.

Learner Reviews

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    What did you like about this course?

    You made me subscribe to egghead. Great job!

    Emre Salmanoglu
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    This course content is excellent. It is concise yet thorough enough on each topic. The author clearly knows a lot about developing a PWA and the nuances involved. It was an excellent introduction to PWAs for me. Kudos!

    Troy Wolf
    3 years ago
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    How will you use what you learned from this course?

    Sometimes the lessons jump very fast without proper explanation of the purpose of the task. But with some googling helps :)

    Gregor
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Very good! Covered almost everything there is about PWA! Nice, keep up the good work!

    Ognen Bendevski
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    The part with the camera was really awesome. And overall the course was very good

    Hicham Naoufal
    3 years ago
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    What did you like about this course?

    Real fast overview of PWAs with all the relevant questions answered.

    Kenneth Aung
    3 years ago

Course Content

45m • 20 lessons

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