Offline App Architecture: Building Offline-First Apps

Offline App Architecture

Various approaches in developing offline app architecture

Offline data storage

Edit offline and sync online

Editing other users’ data offline

Best offline-first app -backend server communication approaches

Prefetching

Pushing data in

Database synchronization

Factors to consider when selecting offline app architectures

  1. Strategies to use and the areas to cache data — the sites should be reliable and consistent
  2. The reliability of the caching method
  3. The ability of the architecture to handle data concurrency
  4. Resolution of data conflicts in the architecture

The best tools and frameworks for creating offline-first apps

Low-level tools

PouchDB

Service workers

High-level tools

Hoodie

Progressive web apps

Polymer AppToolbox

Couchbase Mobile

Ionic

Conclusion

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