Science Knowings: JavaScript Course For Social Media

Graceful Degradation

Graceful Degradation

Graceful degradation is a software development approach that prioritizes the user experience, ensuring that older or lower-end devices can still access a website or application even if they don't support the latest technologies.

It's a mindset

Graceful degradation is a mindset that puts the user first. It involves designing for the best-case scenario, while also having a plan in place for when things don't go as expected.

It's not about old tech

Graceful degradation is not about supporting old technology for the sake of it. It's about ensuring that all users, regardless of their device or browser, can have a positive experience with your website or application.

It's all about seamless user experience

The goal of graceful degradation is to create a seamless user experience for everyone, no matter what device they're using. By providing a consistent and accessible experience, you can increase user satisfaction and encourage repeat visits.

Designing for the best, with a plan for the worst.

Graceful degradation involves designing for the best possible user experience, while also having a plan in place for when things don't go as expected. This means considering different user scenarios and devices, and ensuring that your website or application works well in all of them.

Layering Enhancement

Layering Enhancement:

involves adding features and enhancements to a website or application in a way that doesn't break the experience for users on older or less capable devices.

Progressive Enhancement

Progressive enhancement involves building a website or application that works well on all devices, and then gradually adding enhancements for users with more capable devices.

Graceful Degradation

Graceful degradation involves designing a website or application that works well on all devices, but degrades gracefully when features are not supported on older or less capable devices.

Hybrid Applications

Hybrid applications are a combination of native and web technologies that combine the advantages of both worlds, providing a seamless and efficient user experience on multiple platforms.

Next Topic: Hybrid Apps - Why we need this?

In the next session, we will explore the reasons why hybrid apps are becoming increasingly popular and why you may want to consider using them for your next project.