Good day all
I would like to know what the arguments would be for, and against, using a progressive web app for our Moodle site, rather than using the Moodle Mobile App?
I developed a custom branded Moodle App a while ago and we were very excited about the functionality of the app. However, we encountered several challenges.
Some of the challenges we encountered include:
1. Question types used from plugins, are not always supported in the Moodle app, therefore we encouraged students to rather complete quizzes in their browsers and not the mobile app. This caused students to mostly just use their mobile device browsers and not the app.
2. Maintainability of a custom branded app is a bit of a challenge, where a progressive web app will "always" be up to date, due to basically being a browser-wrapper in app form.
I would like to know if you have any advice as to mitigate these issues, as we are considering replacing the mobile app with a progressive web app.