Progressive web applications capabilities to become an alternative to mobile applications

A. B. Assetbekov, Kazakh-British Technical University, Almaty, Kazakhstan
2022 Bulletin of the National Engineering Academy of the Republic of Kazakhstan  
These days, almost every successful company owns a web application for their business. Essentially, companies try to develop a website that is easy to navigate, so that a user could have a great experience regardless of a used device. But, a web app, even if developed to be used on any device, can be constraining for a user as it does not have features that have been reserved to native apps. Thus, companies are forced to develop a native application for their product and two applications are
more » ... ded for two different OS IOS and Android to reach all potential users and match the modern criteria of a successful product. However, such a strategy of developing a web and two native applications are time and money consuming, which is far from ideal from a business point of view. In 2015, Google introduced Progressive Web Apps (PWA), which aims to close the gap between web and native applications by combining the best features from web and native apps. In this article I am going to describe several APIs that can make PWA feel like a native app.
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