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PWA is short for "Progressive Web App", a term for web applications that use the modern capabilities of (mobile) browsers, like offline availability and the ability to add themselves to a home screen like a regular app. They are often given as a more lightweight alternative to "real" apps.

The responsive design glossary explains the many terms used in responsive design and development. It's a practical reference for anyone getting started with responsive design and development.

Get an overview of all responsive design terms

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