Web Unleashed 2016
Web Dev
  • 2016-10-03 00:00:00 2016-10-04 00:00:00 America/Toronto Web Unleashed 2016 Toronto FITC
  • Toronto
  • # webu16


Slides Notes


If you haven’t heard about service workers yet, you are definitely going to start! Service workers allow us to cache our content, perform background tasks and much more! Let’s look at a practical use case for using service workers to cache content for a rich off line experience.


Introduce people to service workers, and give them a clear understanding of how and when to use them.

Target Audience

Front-end developers looking to add a richer experience to their applications.

Assumed Audience Knowledge

Intermediate JavaScript knowledge

Five Things Audience Members Will Learn

  1. History of service workers
  2. What happened to AppCache
  3. Why we use service workers
  4. How to use service workers
  5. Things you can’t do with service workers