re: I’m a digital nomad and author of High Performance Android Apps, ask me anything! VIEW POST


What do you think about PWA... are they gonna rule over the Android native apps anytime soon?

Can a business rely on such apps since they are easier to download via the website without going through the store?

Is there any real advantage to write a native app vs a PWA?


I think PWAs are great. I think getting content stored for offline use in the browser is wonderful (especially when you land in a country where your SIM does not work)

But in some respects - this is the old "should I build a mobile site or native app" question - just with an improved browser experience. I don't know if there is yet a definitive answer to this - it all depends on what you are trying to do. PWAs can solve a lot of your mobile needs (and cross platform to boot!) but many IDEs let you build iOS and Android from a single codebase as well.

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