Microsoft adds more 6 Progressive Web Apps to the Store


Microsoft has added 6 more PWA to its collection on Windows Store. They’ve published it on Windows Store alongside their 14 existing PWA apps, already in the Store.

PWA’s have been part of Microsoft recent push towards closing the app gap that is considered one of the weak point Windows platform. Microsoft recently urged developers to develop PWAs, and even started a program to add more PWAs to the store as they come.

Progressive Web Apps or PWAs are:

Progressive Web Apps are just great web sites that can behave like native apps—or, perhaps, Progressive Web Apps are just great apps, powered by Web technologies and delivered with Web infrastructure.

Technologically speaking, PWAs are web apps, progressively enhanced with modern web technologies (Service Worker, Fetch networking, Cache API, Push notifications, Web App Manifest) to provide a more app-like experience.

Below are the new PWAs listed in the store:

As for now, the above listed apps are just basic web wrappers, but they might get better features and compatibility with Windows 10 in future updates.

Learn more about PWAs here.

Via WindowsCentral