Building a Better Web
June 19–20, 2017: Training
June 20–22, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
San Jose, CA

Progressive web apps: The new normal

Addy Osmani (Google)
2:25pm–2:45pm Thursday, June 22, 2017
Location: Grand Ballroom 220
Average rating: ****.
(4.73, 11 ratings)

Addy Osmani explains why progressive web apps (PWAs) are becoming the new normal for fast, reengaging mobile web experiences for large brands such as Twitter, Lyft, and Forbes. Addy also explores how PWA support has massively improved in modern frameworks like React, Preact, Polymer, and Vue, lowering the barriers for developers and businesses to explore them.

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Addy Osmani


Addy is an engineering manager with the Chrome team at Google working on web performance. His day-to-day job is leading a speed team focused on trying to get pages on the web loading and running smoothly. Their projects include Lighthouse and Workbox. Addy is the author of Essential JavaScript Design Patterns and the recent Essential Image Optimization guide.