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Building an offline experience with a Rails-powered PWA

Progressive web apps (PWAs) allow us to provide rich offline experiences as native apps would, while still being easy to use and share, as web apps are. Learn how to turn your regular Rails app into a PWA, taking advantage of the front-end tools that come with Rails by default since version 7.

Telos Labs Software Engineer Alicia Rojas covers exciting stuff such as: caching and providing an offline fallback, how to make your app installable, and performing offline CRUD actions with IndexedDB and Hotwire.

Note: Most code samples from this talk belong to a case study of an application conceived for rural people living in areas lacking stable internet access, such as farmers and agricultural technicians.

Links:
https://rubyonrails.org/
https://hotwired.dev/

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Rails World 2023