Thursday, November 12, 2009

HTML 5: Client-side Storage

HTML 5: Client-side Storage: "What is client-side storage? In a few years, all our files and documents will be stored in the cloud. We won't be storing anything on our desktops. While this has several advantages, such as location independence, data accessed over the internet can never be as speedy as accessing data locally. No matter how fast the internet connection, it can't compete with data being read locally from your hard drive. At a macro level, everything is moving towards the cloud and less and less data is been stored locally by users. However, at a micro level, specifically with browsers, a lot of data is being stored on the client side. The following are the reasons:"