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Learning Firefox OS Application Development by Tanay Pant

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Chapter 4. Diving Deeper with the Fox Creating Richer Apps

In this chapter, you will learn how to make hosted Firefox OS applications installable. You will then learn how to make hosted applications work offline with the help of Application Cache. You will keep implementing the technologies that you have learned in Clickr. Finally, you will build Check In!, an application that will use several Web APIs to capture the user's position in a map, add comments, and save the information. This will help to improve your understanding of Firefox OS applications. We will go through the following topics in brief:

  • Making hosted apps installable
  • Making hosted apps offline with AppCache
  • Building Check In! (a geolocation tagging app)
  • Installing and testing Check ...

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