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Add as default: Progressive Web App

Hello Team and Community,

Because of the importance of mobile technology for today’s websites, you should add the function of Progressive Web Apps to the default frontend template. To make Anvil.Works more attractive and forward-looking.

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Seconded, this would be really useful for actual web apps built in Anvil.

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Checking out the definition at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Progressive_web_application, it is clear that some of Anvil’s existing features do not really fit the definition.

However, a carefully-chosen subset could work.

While in principle I agree with you there are apps that use progressive web apps while also requiring an internet connection (springing to mind as a big one is twitter, although I haven’t checked its behaviour when offline)

Looks like this may be done now: