Ep. #18, An Introduction to Service Workers Featuring Zack Argyle & /

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Brian Douglas posted this on August 15, 2017

In the latest episode of JAMstack Radio, I host Zack Argyle to discuss what service workers are, and examine how Pinterest is using them for notifications and to cache JavaScript files.

They also detail the value of service workers for serving international markets with unreliable internet. Finally, they reveal Pinterest’s vision to use service workers to deliver a more comprehensive offline experience.

Brian Douglas is a Developer & Advocate at Netlify.

Zack Argyle is a Senior Software Engineer at Pinterest where he is currently building out their Progressive Web App strategy. Prior to Pinterest, Zack worked as a Software Engineer at Sony, building software systems for PlayStation 3 and 4.

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