PWA Market Share ( Progressive Web Apps) in 2021

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More than a decade ago Steve Jobs announced that web apps, developed in HTML5 using AJAX architecture, would be the standard format for iPhone apps. No software development kit (SDK) was required, and the apps would be fully integrated into the device through the Safari browser engine.

As of 2021, PWA features are supported to varying degrees by Google Chrome, Apple Safari, Firefox for Android, and Microsoft Edge but not Firefox for desktop.

PWA Market Share 2021

Market share is a good indicator of the performance and effectiveness of any technology. Market share reveals how one technology is doing compared to the competition.

For PWA it is quite difficult to answer this question, because the big companies like Goolge, Samsung und Apple are not sharing this information.
But we can take a look of the use of Service worksers. Service workers are at the very center of progressive web apps. They help developers control the network requests. As of December 2020, Google Chrome accounted for about 66 percent of the global desktop internet browser market share. The chart below shows the percentage of page loads (in Chrome) that use ServiceWorker at least once. Data is across all channels and platforms.

Percentage of page loads that ServiceWorkers in Chrome on Chromestatus

So it save to say that PWA`s is gaining much popularity these days.



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Gustav Willig

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