Invented about 2 years ago, Progressive web apps are the next great trend that will be pivotal for 2020.
PWA can be called as a new generation of web applications that load just like regular websites. Progressive web apps are said to offer functionality like working offline, speed and other features that are mostly associated with native applications.
Let’s take a deeper look & understand the benefits of PWA
Benefits of PWA for website Development:
1) Mobile First
While mobile-first responsive design is a common thing now, most websites still struggle to offer good UX. In an era of smartphones, the mobile-first experience is what matters. This is the primary reason why Google, Microsoft and other companies are pushing progressive web applications to encourage businesses.
PWA offers an app-like experience offering not just a website, but a real tool to improve your business and make visitors want to return.
2) Cost – Save Up To 75% Of the Costs of a Native App
Web development can be expensive as it depends upon how large and complex your application requirements are.
While most native apps costs $25000-100,000 to develop, a PWA can cost half or less than the corresponding native option.
3) No Internet – No worries
Who needs a network? A progressive web application allows the user to keep browsing even if there is no internet. This is because they run as a background process and include URL caching capabilities.
4) Quick to Load & Low on Data
Loading time of PWA is at least 2-3x faster compared to responsive or m.dot web stores. Further, due to caching, PWAs are quite smaller than mobile apps and require a lot less bandwidth than traditional web apps.