Progressive Web Apps

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Learn how to install the editor PWAs for a browser editing experience closer to native.

In addition to running Coder in a web browser, you can also run it as a progressive web application (PWA). Using Coder as a PWA offers you an experience that is akin to a native application and offers improved performance.

Requirements

To use Coder as a PWA, you must be using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

You must be logged in to Coder using either Chrome or Edge before proceeding with any of the following installation steps.

Chrome Installation

You can install Coder as a PWA when using Chrome in one of three ways.

Option 1 for Chrome

Click Install App, which is located at the top of the Coder Dashboard.

Install PWA via Dashboard

Option 2 for Chrome

Go to your Settings menu and select Install Coder.

Install PWA via Settings Menu

Option 3 for Chrome

Click the plus icon located in the browser's URL bar.

Install PWA Using the Navigation Bar

Uninstalling the Chrome Progressive Web App

To remove the Coder progressive web app at any time, go to Settings > Uninstall Coder. You'll be prompted to remove Coder; confirm by clicking Remove. You can also check the box to clear Coder data if desired.

Edge Installation

You can install Coder as a PWA when using Edge in one of three ways.

Option 1 for Edge

Click Install App, which is located at the top of the Coder Dashboard.

Install PWA via Settings Menu

Option 2 for Edge

Click the plus icon located in the browser's URL bar.

Install PWA Using the Navigation Bar

Option 3 for Edge

Go to Settings > Apps and select Install Coder.

Install PWA via Settings Menu

Uninstalling the Edge Progressive Web App

To remove the Coder progressive web app, go to Settings > Uninstall Coder. You'll be prompted to remove Coder; confirm by clicking Remove. You can also check the box to clear Coder data (if desired).

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