CodeNewbie Podcast – What Are Progressive Web Apps?

What are progressive web apps? And why are they so important? On the 200th episode of CodeNewbie, I break down what progressive web apps are, how they work, and why they make the web more accessible. 🎙️

CodeNewbie features stories from people on their coding journey.

Recording was on November 27th, 2018. Released as the 200th episode on February 17th, 2019.

“What are progressive web apps? And why are they so important? Frances breaks down what they are, how they work, and how they make technology more accessible. We also have our sixth episode of “Tales from the Command Line” where Scotts gives us a tour of the infrastructure needed to make mobile happen.”


By Frances Coronel

Frances Coronel is a software engineer specializing in UI development on the Customer Acquisition Team at Slack where her mission is to make your working life simpler, more pleasant, and more productive.

She has been working professionally as a developer since 2015 and holds a Bachelors in Computer Science from Hampton University and a Masters in Computer Science from Cornell Tech.

Outside of Slack, Frances is an Executive Director of Techqueria, a 501c3 nonprofit that serves the largest community of Latinx in Tech in the US.

She also supports Code Nation as a member of their Bay Area Leadership Council and the Latino Community Foundation as a member of their Latinos in Tech Giving Circle.