This is a good walkthrough of the flow you’d need to implement if you want to notify users of an updated service worker.
Friday, May 18th, 2018
Tuesday, May 1st, 2018
What’s new in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 April 2018 Update - Microsoft Edge Dev BlogMicrosoft Edge Dev Blog
Service workers, push notifications, and variable fonts are now shipping in Edge.
Thursday, January 25th, 2018
Squee! The next time there’s an update for OS X and iOS, Safari will magically have service worker support! Not only that, but Safari on iOS will start using the information in web app manifests for adding to home screen.
That’s an impressive turnaround.
Tuesday, December 19th, 2017
I’m syndicating my notes to micro.blog now.
Thursday, September 21st, 2017
Ooh, this is a tricky scenario. If you decide to redirect all URLs (from, say, a
www subdomain to no subdomain) and you have a service worker running, you’re going to have a bad time. But there’s a solution here to get the service worker to remove itself.
The server-side specifics are for NGINX but this is also doable with Apache.
Tuesday, July 11th, 2017
Vitaly’s been bitten with date-picker fever. Here’s his deep, deep, deep dive into one interface element.
Friday, October 21st, 2016
This is a rather lovely idea—a disc with eight rings, each marked with the position of a planet, the arrangement of which corresponds to a specific date.
Saturday, February 28th, 2015
Interstellar travel time dilation and status updates: a clever narrative combo.
Friday, January 2nd, 2015
How to get Yosemite to display five-digit years. It’s a bit of a hack, but we’ve got another 7,985 years to figure out a better solution.
Thursday, December 21st, 2006
A nifty mashup in which Twitter bots update twice a day with weather updates. I am now friends with Brighton Weather. I feel so in touch with nature.