Matthew Mario Di Pasquale · Thoughts · Software
Local first is an app design principle that says:
Because I'm tired of apps deleting my data.
The chief aim of local first is to give your users access to their data. But it also gives them more privacy. Also, local-first apps can work offline and can run faster.
It's also good for app developers because it decreases the costs, risks, and liabilities of storing, securing, and serving their users' private data.
I thought of local first a while ago, but others have had similar ideas: