Cowritten with Megs Fulton

Many of us design and build apps in air-conditioned offices in major cities, using the latest devices with perfect internet connections. We don’t often think about how apps should work without a strong internet connection.  

It’s no wonder so many apps feel clunky or broken with a flaky internet connection, or none at all.

We decided to question ourselves, and to start treating the offline state as a core part of the experience rather than an edge case. While not everything can happen offline, plenty of tasks like writing a blog post should still work regardless of your connection.

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