Category Archives: mobile

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Today’s Readings

The latest installment in my “Today’s Readings” series, offering my rants and thoughts based on findings from around the world-wide web. Happy reading! Continue reading

Converting WordPress to Web App: Adding “Add to home screen” functionality

In this final installment of my Converting WordPress to Web App series, I add “Add to home screen” functionality! The best way to do this has changed a little over the past several years, so I will present a few options, pick the current best practice, and walk through adding this to my site, completing this journey from standard WordPress blog to an installable, offline-ready web app So let’s get started! Continue reading

Converting WordPress to Web App: Adding Caching and Offline Support

In this fifth installment of my Converting WordPress to Web App series, I look into Adding Caching and Offline Support! And to do this, we’re gong to take advantage of the latest darling of the web development, the Service Worker. Service Workers allow us to monitor HTTP Requests and provide alternate functionality. This allows us to handle offline situations, and provide locally-cached assets rather than fetch them from the server. All of this gives our users a better experience, and that’s what it’s all about! So let’s get started! Continue reading