Google Gears: Enabling Offline Web Applications

Google Gears is an open source browser extension that lets developers create web applications that can run offline.

Features

Google Gears consists of three modules that address the core challenges in making web applications work offline.

LocalServer LocalServer
Cache and serve application resources (HTML, JavaScript, images, etc.) locally
Database Database
Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database
WorkerPool WorkerPool
Make your web applications more responsive by performing resource-intensive
operations synchronously

Google Gears Project Home
Google Gears API Developer’s Guide (Beta)

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