Distributing to the web

Distributing to application stores is certainly one of the options. Sometimes, however, distributing directly to the web would be an option too.

Take Forecast as an example. Someone call that the best weather app that you can’t find on the App Store.

Actually, with the help of cache manifest, mobile web app can work in offline. Just set the cache manifest.

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Another example is from Pie Guy.

Check the Pie Guy game in your mobile device.

  1. Add it to home screen
  2. Go to air plane mode
  3. Or even restart the device
  4. Open the game in offline mode and it works as normal.

What’s next? We’re going to take a look at “Minify your code”.

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