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Service Workers: an Introduction  |  Web  |  Google Developers
Rich offline experiences, periodic background syncs, push notifications—functionality that would normally require a native application—are coming to the web. Service workers provide the technical foundation that all these features rely on.
offline  service_workers  cache  notifications  javascript  sync 
november 2016 by robhawkes
GoogleChrome/sw-toolbox: A collection of tools for service workers.
Service Worker Toolbox provides some simple helpers for use in creating your own service workers. Specifically, it provides common caching patterns and an expressive approach to using those strategies for runtime requests. If you're not sure what service workers are or what they are for, start with the explainer doc.
library  proxy  web_app  cache  offline  routing  service_workers  javascript 
april 2016 by robhawkes
NekR/offline-plugin: Offline plugin (ServiceWorker, AppCache) for webpack (
This plugin is intended to provide offline experience for webpack projects. It uses ServiceWorker and AppCache as a fallback under the hood. Simply include this plugin in your webpack.config, and the accompanying runtime in your client script, and your project will became offline ready by caching all (or some) output assets.
offline  webpack  service_workers  web_app  javascript  cache 
april 2016 by robhawkes
Using Service Workers - Web APIs | MDN
This article provides information on getting started with service workers, including basic architecture, registering a service worker, the install and activation process for a new service worker, updating your service worker, cache control and custom responses, all in the context of a simple app with offline functionality. 
proxy  cache  fetch  javascript  service_workers  offline 
march 2016 by robhawkes
A simple ServiceWorker app · lamplightdev blog
The lack of offline access for the web is often touted as one of the major drawbacks for web apps over native apps. The appcache has been around for a while and does offer offline capability but is well documented to have its limitations (to put it politely).

However a new proposed standard that goes by the name of Service Workers is here to help enable more powerful offline access for web apps (amongst other things such as push notifications, and background data synchronization.)
proxy  service_workers  cache  javascript  fetch  offline 
march 2016 by robhawkes

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