Progressive Web Apps with Kirupa Chinnathambi
What the heck is a Progressive Web App? Carl and Richard talk to Kirupa Chinnathambi about his experiences building at the edge of the modern web with Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). PWAs are trying to bridge the gap between traditional applications and web applications, starting with keeping a web app functional when there is an interruption in Internet connection. But it's more than that - how do you appear as an icon on a desktop or app surface, provide notifications and otherwise look and act like every other kind of application? Check it out!
Kirupa Chinnathambi has spent most of his life trying to teach others to love web development as much as he does. In 1999, before blogging was even a word, he started posting tutorials on kirupa.com. In the years since then, he has written hundreds of articles, written a few books, recorded a bunch of videos, presented at countless conferences, and so on. When he isn't writing or talking about web development, he spends his waking hours helping make the Web more awesome as a Program Manager in the Web Platform team at Microsoft. In his non-waking hours, he is probably sleeping...or writing about himself in the third person. You can find him on Twitter @kirupa, Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/kirupa, YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/user/kirupa, or e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Feel free to contact him anytime.