We’ve made the mistake in the past of framing problems as “either/or”, when in fact, the correct solution was “both!”:
you can either have a desktop site or a mobile site,
you can either have rich interactivity or accessibility,
you can either have a single page app or progressive enhancement.
We don’t have to choose. It might take more work, but we can have our web cake and eat it.
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progressive enhancement is not about offering all functionality; progressive enhancement is about making sure that your core functionality is available to everyone. Everything after that is, well, an enhancement (the clue is in the name).
It is more often than not that I find myself in discussions about this exact point: I want our websites, their core tasks, to function, and if this is cared for, then we can talk about the fun stuff.
To many people this, in our new and modern browser times, seems to be a waste of time, why care for systems or users ...