Anne van Kesteren

HTML5: Offline Web Applications

A few months ago Google Gears was announced and discussion started on how it would affect the HTML5 proposal. As should be clear by now HTML5 is not just about providing a markup language. We’re developing an open “platform” for web applications and documents. If you’re interested in building web applications that work offline it would probably be good to review the proposal for offline Web applications and database storage that was drafted over the last month or so: