SXSW 2020

You Don’t Need an App for That


It has been over a decade since native apps were deemed necessary for massive growth. Every company was rushing to launch their app. What were the costs? New dev teams for iOS and Android? Separate user experiences for different platforms? What about platform lock-in? Time has passed and the web has done more than catch-up with mobile.

Progressive web apps are here to solve a lot of the pains both your company and users have felt with multi-platform products. Let’s take a brief, but comprehensive look at how progressive web apps can be a smart investment for your product!

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  1. Identify the common pitfalls to native app products
  2. Discover how a progressive web app can satisfy mobile needs on all platforms
  3. Learn how to evaluate if it is time to pivot to a progressive web app



James Rauhut, Front-End Dev, Pingboard

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  • Event: SXSW
  • Format: Presentation
  • Track: Tech Industry & Enterprise
  • Track 2
  • Level: Beginner

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