Chapter 10. HTML5 Storage Options

Persistent local storage has long been a wish of web developers, and it has traditionally represented one of the big plusses for desktop or native applications over web applications. For much of the Web’s history, there was no surefire way to store a large amount of data on the client, though many have tried to remedy this with various technologies. We begin this chapter with an overview of the older technologies, and continue on to the newer options available in the HTML5 era.

Older Storage Methods

The need ...

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