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Simplify Your Mobile Presence With Progressive Web Apps

Matthew Gajdosik

The biggest thing we take for granted in the current mobile-dominated web is that everything “just works”, no matter what size or type of device you’re on. But what’s the real impact of that expectation?
For customers, the frustration of needing to switch devices can be more than enough to turn them away from a certain product. For product owners, there’s an expectation that everything needs to be created in parallel to be desktop-friendly, tablet-friendly, mobile-friendly, and to have an equal native mobile app for every platform, which can quickly add up in cost. And for developers, there’s the fact that now you have to actually make all those versions of the same app, across completely different technologies for web and native, and have them work similarly enough to not raise any eyebrows.
But luckily, there’s a new way of doing things,…

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Create Your First Chrome Extension Using Skills You Already Have

Introduction
As a web developer you’ve inevitably come across situations in which a tool does not exist to assist you with a particular task. The thought of developing your own solution is enticing, especially if it gives you a chance to use a technology you’ve been interested in learning. Unfortunately it’s easy to dismiss implementing your own solution because of uncertainty in the amount of overhead that may be involved. That’s where Google Chrome Extensions come in.
A Chrome Extension is a small program that runs from the Google Chrome browser. Developing a Chrome Extension involves a very minimal amount of overhead and mainly relies on your ability to utilize HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to create a functioning web page.  As a web developer that’s great because it means you’re already well versed in creating Chrome Extensions…at least almost. This article will…

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