Chrome 42 beta brings push notifications, app install banners and more for developers


The web is quickly becoming as powerful as native apps and Chrome 42 beta brings a number of huge features for developers to Android devices. First, it brings a new “App Install Banner” that allows websites to show a prompt to users that asks if they want to add your site to their home screen. The idea is that Google wants to encourage users to start pinning the sites they frequent to their home screen, just like apps. App Install Banners are fairly straightforward to implement for developers. Sites wanting to use the feature must meet eligibility criteria, however, so…

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