Over 15 recipes to take advantage of the HTML5 Local Storage standard
Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.
Learn the basics of how to use the LocalStorage standard, and view the results in your browser
Learn how to detect when you can use LocalStorage, or when to fall back to using cookies, as well as how to convert an existing site to use LocalStorage
Using LocalStorage to store images, arrays, and objects for use in your site
"Instant HTML5 Local Storage How-to" is a practical, hands-on guide that provides you with a number of clear step-by-step exercises, which will help you take advantage of the power of the LocalStorage standard, and give you a good grounding in incorporating it into current or future website projects.
This book looks at how you can incorporate the HTML5 LocalStorage standard into your websites, using the power of modern browsers to store useful information that can be referenced at any time without recourse to the server.
You will also learn how to test for browser capability, and when the browser platform being used requires that you fall back to using cookies. We will also take a look at how you can store more relevant content, such as images or content from arrays, even though the normal standard requires content to be stored in string format. You will also learn how you can make content available offline using application caching, as well as how to incorporate LocalStorage into a plugin using jQuery that you can then incorporate into your sites in the future.
We will also look at some real-life examples, where "Instant HTML5 Local Storage How-to" will take you through how you could incorporate LocalStorage into your sites; we’ll take a look at code you can simply add to a site, or use as a development platform for your own future projects.