Jonathan Stark

Building Offline Web Apps with HTML5

Date: This event took place live on April 18 2013

Presented by: Jonathan Stark

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.

Cost: Free

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In this hands-on webcast presented by Jonathan Stark author of Building Android Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, 2nd Edition, and Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript we'll discuss how 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 consultant, web evangelist, and confessed techno-utopian who believes that wireless computing will transform every aspect of human society.

Jonathan is the author of three books on mobile and web development, most notably O'Reilly's Building iPhone Apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript which is available in seven languages.

His Jonathan's Card experiment made international headlines by combining mobile payments with social giving to create a "pay it forward" coffee movement at Starbucks locations all over the U.S.

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