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JavaScript: Off the Grid - Sophia Shoemaker - JSConf US 2019

07.06.2022
English

Creating a JavaScript application (built with React) for orphans in Ghana offered some unique challenges. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are more than just "cool" or "hip" — they can be really important for applications where the internet is spotty, if available at all. Learn why I chose React + AWS Lambda for a country with poor internet connectivity, and general lessons on the often messy and exciting world of creating offline applications.