We learnt a lot in this chapter about using the HTML5 API that comes with Selenium WebDriver. These are helper methods that make our lives significantly easier when working against application cache or against web storage mechanisms.
Specifically, we covered:
- Application cache API: We had a look at how we can access the browsers' application cache to see if it is downloading items into the cache or if the current app is uncached.
- Browser connections: Web applications, with the help of HTML5 technologies, are getting the ability to work when they are offline. We have seen how, with the help of application cache, we can load pages from the cache. We can also see if the browser is currently online or offline, and on the mobile devices be able ...