June 28, 2007

The Power of Google Gears (Part 1)

Web application development is the perfect 95 percent solution. It's very easy to develop a simple HTML frontend to something like PHP or Rails, to deliver data to and from a MySQL database. You can even give it a more desktop feel by using Ajax tools. But that last five percent, the ability for desktop applications to work offline, was missing from the web world until the release of Google Gears.

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  • Web Development
  • Programming
  • Apache & Web Servers
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