What is a service worker in Javascript?

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What is a service worker in Javascript?

A Service worker is basically a script (JavaScript file) that runs in the background, separate from a web page and provides features that don’t need a web page or user interaction. Some of the major features of service workers are Rich offline experiences(offline first web application development), periodic background syncs, push notifications, intercept and handle network requests and programmatically managing a cache of responses.


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