Progressive Web App is a next-generation methodology using modern web abilities to bring an app-like experience to users. For android users, progressive web applications provide app-like interfaces by taking advantage of the latest technologies. These apps are future as they have the capability to use app shortcuts on the home screen effectively.
App shortcuts were first implemented in Android Nougat as a long-press way to access app parts quickly. Android users can take more advantage of these handy tools by using them correctly.
That capability is extended for progressive web apps on Android too. Google’s Developer Advocate Thomas Steiner mentioned on Twitter that Chrome Canary would let PWA display app shortcuts on Android. Steiner added that it is accomplished through the Web App Manifest’s ‘shortcuts’ member; their goal is the same as android app shortcuts- linking a particular part of the app directly.
Android users can take help for adding PWA to their home screen from the demo present on sandchoks.com. After adding PWA to the home screen, they can access saved or new Chonks by long press. PWA developers will take more advantage of modern technologies to further evolve this functionality.