Which features do you choose to add to this list? I use the following criteria: Useful to web designers/developers Likely to be eventually implemented by the majority of browsers Currently lacking at least one implementation. Modernizr.com.
In the past I wrote a post about the Web Storage API which is a simple key/value dictionary that is stored in the web browser and persists data. IndexedDB is a full blown index database which adds more offline capabilities to Web applications. In this article I’ll present the IndexedDB API and explain some basic concepts about it. Background - What is IndexedDB? IndexedDB API is a specification for an index database which exists in the browser. IndexedDB has two API modes – synchronous and asynchronous. The IndexedDB API is exposed through the window.indexedDB object. Var indexedDB = window.indexedDB || window.webkitIndexedDB || window.mozIndexedDB || window.msIndexedDB; In the day of writing the post, IndexedDB is supported by Firefox from version 4 (Firefox is currently the most updated browser with regard to the specifications), Chrome from version 11 and IE10. Summary. Web applications - How do you clear the offline cache for web apps in Safari.
Creating HTML5 Offline Web Applications with ASP.NET. The goal of this blog entry is to describe how you can create HTML5 Offline Web Applications when building ASP.NET web applications.