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Why we need progressive web application (PWA)

Why we need progressive web application (PWA)

Progressive web application is a kind of application software conveyed through the web, built by using different technologies of web which contain CSS, JavaScript and HTML. The PWA is a type of website that works like a web app. It can run on any browser so there is no need to download an app from the play store or Apple store. PWA are used to resolve slow network and lack of connectivity issues. Using of Progressive web application on your mobile devices could execute fast results and provides extra features, departing the gaps with built-in apps, in addition to being convenient across mobile platforms and desktop. It do not need a separate sharing or bundling. Alex Russell and Frances Berriman are the inventors of this term.
According to Alex’s words:

“Progressive web applications are just websites that took all the right vitamins”

Obviously, you have seen the option of “Add to home screen” comes up during browsing a website from mobile and when you click on that type of banner, the “app” install automatically and sits on your home screen. In that way you can enjoy the same experience like a native app without facing the trouble of downloading app from play store.

What challenges we are facing today....?

Slow loading of Website :  Most of the users can’t wait for the loading of website. They abandon the website if it is fail to load urgently.Speed of Internet : Most of the population in the world are using 2G internet.Low Device memory: Most of the users are not interested in installing apps because of low memory in device. Some native apps occupied lot of memory to install.

How PWA helps to solve these....?

Progressive

  • PWA works for any user, even in availability of slow network.

Reliable

  • Progressive web applications are reliable because it loads carefully and can sit into the user’s screen even when network is not available.

Fast

  • PWA are very fast because it responds quickly. It is exceptionally fast to open the application again deprived of hitting the network.

Re-Engaging

  • Progressive web applications has the capability to push notification for get re-engagement with the user.

User Integration experience

  • It acts like a built-in app. It can get access to the functionalities of device and that familiarity feels integrated and unified.

Installable

  • It offers home screen icons deprived of the using of App store

Linkable

  • Progressive web apps does not need complex installations and can shared simply by URLs.

Some beneficial Cases are:

AliExpress

It observed unbelievable outcomes after moving to a progressive Web App:
  • Upto 104% conversions enhancement for new users
  • Upto 2X more visiting of pages per period
  • Upto 74% improve in per session time spent

Flipkart

It is the largest e-comme website of India. It upgraded their mobile version to Progressive web application which is known as Flipkart Lite. It facilitates the exceptional experience for users.
  • Upto 40% greater re-engagement
  • Upto74% growth in conversions
  • Upto 3X lesser in data usage
  • Upto 3X extra time consumed on site

Progressive web applications are used to combine the best features of mobile applications and the mobile web such as speed and offline usage, without downloading anything. PWA are designed to accelerate tech abilities and bring balance to the business management. These applications will definitely push themobile web forward and help the developers to attract more users beyond the confines of the app stores.

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Author Details

Bharat Koriya

CEO and Founder of the firm

Mr. Bharat Koriya is the founder and CEO of Raindrops Infotech. He is a very disciplined, soft spoken and enthusiastic person. Being the founder of the company, he takes care of business development activities and maintains relations with clients.

His charismatic and result driven approach has benefited the company to grow and achieve this height where the company stands right now. His vision, long term planning and sharp knowledge on latest technologies made this organization so successful and profitable in such a short period of time. Bharat ensures that the company gets up-to-date & latest knowledge on different technologies and trends in this competitive market. His problem solving skills and co- ordination abilities makes him favorable among clients and team members.

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