Service Workers

Push Notifications on the Web - Google Chrome

A while ago I built a fun side project on Github to keep a collection of typography links and tools that caught my eye. There are a number of people that follow the project on Github, but every time I..........



A Basic Guide to the Fetch API

As web developers, we often need the ability to retrieve data from the server in order to update our applications asynchronously. Traditionally this data is retrieved using JavaScript and the XMLHttpR..........



Service Workers: Dynamic Responsive Images using WebP Images

Images play an important role on the web today. Imagine a world without images on our web pages! High quality images can really make a website stand out, but unfortunately they come with a price to pa..........



Getting started with the Service Worker Toolbox

I've been playing around with Service Workers a lot lately. I am super excited about the great features that they bring to the web. Offline pages, push notifications and flexible caching are just a fe..........



Create a really, really simple offline page using Service Workers

Let's imagine for a second that you are on a train. The train is cruising through the countryside and you are reading an awesome article on the web using your mobile device. At the same moment that yo..........



Service Workers: Save your User's Data using the Save-Data Header

I was recently travelling abroad when I urgently needed to get some information from the website of my airline. I was on a sketchy 2G connection that took forever to load the page, and eventually I en..........



A Basic Guide to Background Sync using Service Workers

It's been a while since I've guest written on another website. I normally find myself writing solely for this site, but I recently teamed up with Nicolás Bevacqua and his fun blog site Ponyfoo.com. If..........



How I built a Progressive Beer app

I like beer. In fact, I like it so much that I decided to build a web app that showcases all the amazing different types that are out there! I've called it Progressive Beer. I've been experimen..........



Image Beast - My 10 K Apart Entry

This year, An Event Apart and Microsoft are teaming up to bring you 10 K Apart. It's a pretty cool competition with a challenge to build a compelling web experience that can be delivered in 10 KB and ..........