Jun
7
2007

Google Gears

Google Gears (BETA) is an open source browser extension that enables web applications to provide offline functionality (or Google Gears is an open source browser extension that lets developers create web applications that can run offline) using the following JavaScript APIs:

Store and serve application resources locally [A local server, to cache and serve application resources (HTML, JavaScript, images, etc.) without needing to contact a server].
Store data locally in a fully-searchable relational database [A database, to store and access data from within the browser]
Run asynchronous Javascript to improve application responsiveness [A worker thread pool, to make web applications more responsive by performing expensive operations in the background]

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Author: Arun Vishnu

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  • did u manage to install it properly ? I tried twice and finally left it . :)

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