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Private client-side-only PWAs are hard, but now Apple made them impossible.

There is a huge opportunity for the creation of private client-side-only PWAs in the world but developers wanting to build such apps are in for an uphill battle against the status quo and now against Apple as well. I’ve just read a post by Aral Balkan entitled Apple just killed Offline Web Apps while purporting to protect your privacy: why that’s A Bad Thing and why you should care that made me realize that the PWAs I was building here might just be dead for iOS users.

While we Blink, we lose the Web

Sources claim that Microsoft is abandoning EdgeHTML and building a Blink/Chromium based browser. This might be a good business decision for Microsoft but it is a disastrous advancement for the Web. In this short post, I will make a case for why we’re losing the Web and how in a Blink, all we love about our Web will be owned and controlled by a single entity.