Push notifications in a PWA running on Windows 10

In the previous post we have seen how we are able to activate a Progressive Web App on Windows 10 from a toast notification. However, the sample used in the post had a limitation compared to a real world scenario: the notification was generated by the app itself, as a consequence of the user pressing…

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Activating a Progressive Web App on Windows 10 using a toast notification

If you have some familiarity with Progressive Web Apps or if you have read the great blog post by my team mate Mike on how to integrate notifications in a Progressive Web App, you’ll already know that web applications running on Windows 10 have a big advantage. When they are packaged as an app, in…

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Progressive Web Apps on Windows 10: Live Tiles, Toast Notifications and Action Center

Progressive Web Apps are gaining in popularity with web developers wanting to improve user engagement (via a Start menu presence, push notifications, live tile updates, etc.) and give their users an app like experience with support for offline and background sync. The ‘Progressive’ in Progressive Web Apps refers to the fact that the app adapts…