The line between native and progressive web applications is very blurred, thanks in part to the web manifest and add to home screen experience. No longer is the homescreen reserved to native applications; the web is welcomed by all platforms.
Today, most browsers provide a first-class app experience for progressive web applications, and while Apple has yet to adopt the progressive web application standards, they were the first to make the web into an app experience. It is up to developers and businesses to adopt and implement the rich add to homescreen capabilities.
Triggering the add to homescreen experience is the first step in levelling up your web presence.
Even if the user has not added your PWA to their homescreen, you can still take advantage of progressive web app features. However, before we dive into service workers, let's take a look at adding SSL to your...