4 Tools to Help You Develop Progressive Web App

Whether you are an entrepreneur, online retailer or service provider, you know how hassling it is to hire Product Engineering services to develop a mobile app or progressive web app. You might know how difficult it is to collaborate with the developers and make them understand what you need.

If you are looking forward to developing your own progressive web app without the need for outsourcing, you can continue on your own. Here are some of the tools you need to develop progressive web apps and put you on the right track. Have a look at it.

Angular.JS

When it comes to learning web development, most of the people start from JavaScript as an introductory language. If you have any knowledge of .Net development or Java, Angular.JS is one of the best JavaScript Frameworks you can use for building web apps.

In the updated version of Angular 4.0, it offers the same environment, whether you are developing a desktop or mobile app. If you feel that Angular.JS is complicated, you can go for React, a JavaScript Library customized to UI development. The polymer is another option, which can offer you reusable components and templates that can speed up the PWA development process.

Google Developers

Progressive Web App Development is not for marketers or bloggers but can be utilized through right resources. If you have any experience with CMS, but don’t have any idea about developing web apps, then you need to learn some basics of Google Developers that contains resources to help you learn how to code.  

Google Developers comprises of tutorials on how Progressive Web Apps work, how to develop and how to run correctly. Moreover, it also helps you with the basics such as HTTPs or adding home to screen banner.

GitHub

GitHub is a community driven website that upholds origins of projects. It covers a huge range of programming related topics like JavaScript and Progressive Web App service workers. It will help you learn and understand PWA development. It also offers you to contribute to development.

Presently, there are many repositories involving PWAs on GitHub. You can train yourself on these projects or begin your own repository as you test with first PWA. GitHub also features project management facilities, letting you to seamlessly interact with other developers remotely.

Webpack

Webpack is a powerful tool for stacking your JavaScript resources, which includes non-code assets like images and fonts. It will be treated as JavaScript objects, making them load quickly. The platform is also easier to cope dependencies.

WebPack has a steep learning curve, which means that you need to spend a lot of time browsing for guides and tutorials. However, the resources and documentation present on their website are not newbie friendly, but it is widely covered in another website including angular 4.0 documentation section.

Progressive web apps are no doubt the future of mobile web experiences, but most of the enterprises are ignoring it. The above-discussed tools will allow you to develop a mesmerizing PWA to help you standout. However, you need to keep in mind that PWA tools, practices and resources progress with relentlessly evolving technologies of popular online browsers.

 

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Comment by Manish on May 24, 2018 at 3:43am

Thanks for sharing the amazing blog. It's a good idea to use the tool like google developers which can help to develop progressive web app. It's a good idea to being a codeigniter developer, we should move in mobile app development.

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