1. React
  2. JSConf US
  3. 2019
  4. JavaScript: Off the Grid

JavaScript: Off the Grid

Sophia Shoemaker at JSConf US 2019

Creating a JavaScript application (built with React) for orphans in Ghana offered some unique challenges. Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) are more than just "cool" or "hip" — they can be really important for applications where the internet is spotty, if available at all. Learn why I chose React + AWS Lambda for a country with poor internet connectivity, and general lessons on the often messy and exciting world of creating offline applications.