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All Updates tagged: progressive-web-apps

Fresher service workers, by default

HTTP requests that check for updates to the service worker script will no longer be fulfilled by the HTTP cache by default. This works around a common developer pain point, in which setting an inadvertent Cache-Control header on your service worker script could lead to delayed updates. Also, updates to imported scripts can trigger the service worker update flow.

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New in Chrome 76

Chrome 76 is rolling out now! It adds support for the prefers-color-scheme media query, bringing dark mode to websites. An install button in the omnibox to make installation of Progressive Web Apps on desktop easier. A way to prevent the mini-infobar from appearing on mobile. Increases the frequency with which WebAPKs are updated. And plenty more. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 76!

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Updating WebAPKs More Frequently

When a Progressive Web App is installed on Android, Chrome automatically requests and installs a WebAPK of your app. Starting in Chrome 76, Chrome will check for updates more frequently, ensuring icons, titles, colors, and other key properties to rolled out to your users faster.

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Address Bar Install for Progressive Web Apps on the Desktop

In Chrome 76, we're making it easier for users to install Progressive Web Apps on the desktop by adding an install button to the address bar. If a site meets the Progressive Web App installability criteria, Chrome will automatically show an install icon in the address bar, making it easy for users to install your PWA.

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How do I notify users that my PWA is installable?

If your PWA has use cases where it’s helpful for a user to install your app, for example if you have users who use your app more than once a week, you should be promoting the installation of your PWA within the web UI of your app. We have new recommendations on how you can promote the installation of your app.

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In Chrome 76 you can hide the Add to Home screen mini-infobar

We're giving you more control over the PWA Add to Home Screen mini-infobar. Starting in Chrome 76, you can prevent the mini-infobar from appearing by calling preventDefault() on the beforeinstallprompt event.

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New in Chrome 73

Chrome 73 makes creating portable content easier with signed HTTP exchanges. Dynamically changing styles becomes way easier with constructable style sheets. And adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Mac, bringing support for PWAs to all desktop and mobile platforms, making it easy to create installable apps, delivered through the web. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 73!

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RTCQuicTransport Coming to an Origin Trial Near You (Chrome 73)

The RTCQuicTransport is a new web platform API that allows exchanging arbitrary data with remote peers using the QUIC protocol.

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New in Chrome 70

Chrome 70 adds support for Desktop Progressive Web Apps on Windows and Linux, support for Public Key Credentials to the Credential Management API, allows you to provide a name to dedicated workers and plenty more. Let’s dive in and see what’s new for developers in Chrome 70!

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Tweaks to cache.addAll() and importScripts() coming in Chrome 71

Some small changes are coming to cache.addAll() and importScripts(), starting in Chrome 71.

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Changes to Add to Home Screen Behavior

Starting in Chrome 68 on Android, the Add to Home Screen behavior is changing to give you more control over when and how to prompt the user. If your site meets the add to home screen criteria, Chrome will no longer automatically show the add to home screen banner. Instead, you'll need to call prompt() on the saved beforeinstallprompt event to show the add to home screen dialog prompt to your users

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Beyond SPAs: alternative architectures for your PWA

Building a Progressive Web App doesn't mean building a single page app! Read about alternative architectures for content-focused PWAs, and help you make the right decision for your specific use case.

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New in Chrome 58

With Chrome 58, Progressive Web Apps are more immersive with display: fullscreen. IndexedDB 2.0 is now supported and sandboxed iFrames get more options. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 58.

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New in Chrome 57

With Chrome 57, you can now use display: grid for grid based layouts, use the media session API to customize the lock screen and notifications with information about the media being played, and more. Pete LePage has all the details and how you can use these new developer features in Chrome 57!

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Lighthouse January 2017 update

What's new in Lighthouse 1.5. New audits, extension updates, Performance Experiment, online Viewer features, and UI tweaks.

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Building a Better Web with Lighthouse

What's new in Lighthouse. Redesign, new best practice audits, and an online report viewer.

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Getting Started with Progressive Web Apps

Learn how to get started building Progressive Web Apps

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