Jonathan Stark

Building Offline Web Apps with HTML5

Date: This event took place live on July 19 2012

Presented by: Jonathan Stark

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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For years, the terms "web" and "online" have been intrinsically linked in people's minds. With HTML5, the web's dependency on a connection to the internet has been broken. Web apps can now run offline in modern browsers thanks to HTML5 support for client-side storage of relational data, key/value data, and static assets.

What will be covered?

  • Web Storage
  • Web SQL Database
  • Offline Application Cache
  • Indexed DB
  • Offline data sync strategies
  • Fallback techniques for older browsers

Who is this webcast for?

This webcast is for web designers and developers who are interested in adding offline support to web sites and web apps. A working familiarity with standard HTML and JavaScript is required.

About Jonathan Stark

Jonathan Stark is a mobile and web application consultant who the Wall Street Journal has called an expert on publishing desktop data to the web.

He has written two books on web application programming, is a tech editor for both php|architect and Advisor magazines, and is quoted in the media on internet and mobile lifestyle trends.

Jonathan began his programming career more than 20 years ago on a Tandy TRS-80 and still thinks Zork was a sweet game.