Zack Argyle

Engineering 3.5 years @PinterestEng. Happy husband, proud dad, terrible DM. From Seattle, in SF. 'Men are that they might have joy.' Prev @playstation.

A Real World PWA

There is a lot of hype around PWAs, especially from Google is who is leading its evolution. But all of the demos are small self-contained examples that don’t include the intricacies of large, real-world applications.

Where does server rendering fit in with the app shell model? What are the pitfalls of service worker caching?

As the tech-lead for Pinterest’s mobile web rewrite, Zack learned first-hand the pros and cons of current progressive web app strategies. These are lessons that all web engineers should be aware as the world embraces the progressive web.

About Zack

Zack Argyle leads the web platform team at Pinterest with a special love for PWAs. His free time is consumed by his offspring and littering github with open-source shenanigans.