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Master Your Mac by Matt Cone

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Chapter 21. Turning Websites into Applications

Websites are so powerful these days that many people don’t find a need for much traditional software. Instead, they regularly use web applications—as some companies have started calling their websites—to read email, create documents, store information, track personal tasks, and keep in touch with friends and family. The problem with using websites to perform this kind of work is your computer’s web browser. Managing all of those windows is a pain, and web browsers can crash and take all of your windows—and unsaved work—with them. Wouldn’t it be great if you could avoid browser pitfalls by visiting your favorite websites in self-contained applications?

With an application called Fluid, you can. Fluid ...

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