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About : This site is about my deep dive into Progressive Web Apps technology to understand it and figure out a PWA Development Architecture for creating this site. It is not about the nuts and bolts of how to create Progressive Web Apps, but about the PWA Development Architecture used to create this site
API: Application Programming Interface : A set of definitions, communication protocols, and tools for building Progressive Web Apps. It is a set of clearly defined methods of communication among various components. APIs makes it easier to develop Progressive Web Apps by providing building blocks, which are then put together by the developer.
CSS: Cascade Style Sheets : A web standard programming language. It is a stylesheet that describes the presentation of a document written in HTML. It describes how HTML elements are rendered
Component : Components are the smallest, yet most fundamental part of React. They’re similar, in concepts, to things like widgets and modules
DOM: Virtual : React uses a virtual DOM to find differences between what’s already in the browser DOM and on the screen, and the new view. This speeds up the process of changing pixels on the screen
Gatsby : A blazing fast Progressive Web Apps generator for React
Git : A source-code management system for tracking changes in computer files and coordinating work on those files among multiple people
GitHub : A web-based hosting service for version control using GIt
GraphQL : A data query language
HTML: Hyper Test Markup Language : A web standard programming language. It describe and define the content of a webpage.
IndexDB : A web browser standard interface for a transactional local browser database
Markdown : Markdown is a lightweight markup language with plain text formatting syntax. Markdown is regular text with a few non-alphabetic characters added. It is designed so that it can be converted to HTML
Native App : An app downloaded from an app store built to run on a specific platform
Netlify : An Application Delivery Network service providing continuous web deployment
PWA: Progressive Web App : Web apps developed using a number of specific technologies and standard patterns to allow them to take advantage of both web and native app features
Repo: Repository : A Git file structure for tracking file changes and coordinating work on those files among multiple people
Service Workers : A virtual proxy between the browser and the network
VScode : An alias for the Microsoft Visual Studio code editor. It is Central Command for building PWAs
UI : User Interfaces, sometimes called a view