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Building an almighty data retrieval system for all HTML5 webapps   Leave a comment

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As discussed in my previous article here, data retrieval is at the heart of every informatory HTML5 web application. Because of this reason, it is important to thoroughly consider and devise a scalable solution for data retrieval, which collectively deals with caching and network retrieval. This is mandatory if you want your app to be functional both online and offline, by retrieving data from network when possible, or from the stored cache otherwise. Considering a good design is also important as any solution you come up with, good or bad, will be used everywhere in the app and thus difficult to modify.

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What does building an HTML5 web application entails?   Leave a comment

Difficulty: easy moderate challenging

We all understand what HTML is, but how is an HTML5 app different? Before we go into the different components we use in an HTML5 app, let’s try to comprehend the major difference between a web site and a web app. While web sites can only be used when the user is online, web apps can be used when offline as well. To do just that – to allow a web app to work offline, you have to use either HTML5’s Offline Web Applications feature or a mobile application framework, such as PhoneGap.

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Posted July 1, 2011 by Ohad Kravchick (myok12) in HTML5 Development

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