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Leonardo Losoviz is the creator of PoP, an open source framework for building decentralized social networks. He is always keen advocating for the open web, and attending as many conferences as possible given how much money is still left in his bank account (not much). He's based sometimes in Paris, sometimes in Kuala Lumpur, and the rest of the time in his native Buenos Aires.
Enter service workers. Through service workers, all framework and application code to output the HTML view can be precached in the browser, thus speeding up both the first meaningful paint and the time to interact. In this article, I will share my experience with implementing service workers for PoP, an SPA website that runs on WordPress, with the goal of speeding up the loading time and providing offline-first capabilities. Read more...