Caching Limitations

The service worker caching feature also has some limits, even though many applications work perfectly fine even with them. Let's see how it is possible to overcome some of these limits.

Cache interface

The Cache API allows us to store request/response pairs on a local device. It is typically used in the context of service workers, but it can also be accessed from the window scope. Therefore, Cache API can also be used in a standard web app without a service worker enabled.

Nowadays, almost all browsers support it:

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