May 23, 2017

What makes Ola’s Progressive Web App a treat for users on slower networks



Ola customer app
Image Courtesy of Ola

The idea behind PWA is to help developers create a lighter version of their app for users who don’t have the free space to install an app or Internet bandwidth to run them. Ola Cabs has found a new way of keeping users on patchy and slower networks happy. The Bengaluru-based cab aggregator has released a Progressive Web App (PWA), also known as Instant Apps, for smartphone and desktop users. It can be accessed in any Web browser at www.olacabs.com .

Though referred to as an app, PWA is essentially a webpage that provides the experience and features of a native app (downloaded from the app store) in a browser. Users can even add a shortcut to Ola PWA on their homepage and receive notifications.

The idea behind PWA is to help developers create a lighter version of their app for users who don’t have the free space to install an app or Internet bandwidth to run them. It can be really helpful for developers as they don’t have to go through the longer process of developing apps and then wait for the store owners to approve it.

PWA was first announced as a […]

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