HTML5 – Offline Capabilities Using the Cache Manifest

David Pitt HTML5, Technology Snapshot 1 Comment

One of the most interesting features of the HTML5 specification is the capability for web applications to perform while offline (i.e. without internet connectivity). Most browsers implement a caching mechanism that stores downloaded resources to a local drive, which is done as resources are encountered. While this does help with performance, as resources are only cached as they are encountered, …