This page explains general concepts related to web apps for webOS Open Source Edition (OSE).
Caution If you run 8 or more web apps at the same time on Raspberry Pi 4, the system might crash due to limitation of the VC4 (VideoCore 4) driver present in the Raspberry Pi.
Let us understand some webOS-specific concepts regarding web apps.
Web App Management
In a webOS system, the following components are related to web app management:
System and Application Manager (SAM) oversees the behavior of apps and manages each app throughout its lifecycle, including the installation, launch, termination, and removal of the app.
Web Application Manager (WAM) is responsible for launching and managing web apps.