HTML5 Offline Web applications as an afterthought in ASP.NET MVC

added by JefClaes
3/15/2012 10:03:15 AM

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Recently I prototyped a mobile web application using ASP.NET MVC, jQuery Mobile and some HTML5 features. One of the key goals was to find out how far you can push a web 'application' until the browser starts getting in the way. Working disconnected is one of these things that appear to be a major showstopper at first. However - to my surprise honestly - the HTML5 Offline Web applications API seems to be widely implemented across modern browsers already. Not of all of them though. Looking into the spe...