An introduction to the IndexedDB API and how developers can make use of it within their web applications. IndexedDB allows developers to store large amounts of ad hoc data on their client’s machine. This can be useful both for performance reasons and for handling offline use. I’ll discuss support for the technology and alternatives for times when it can’t be used.
Raymond Camden is a developer advocate for IBM. His work focuses on the StrongLoop platform, Bluemix, hybrid mobile development, Node.js, HTML5, and web standards in general. He’s a published author and presents at conferences and user groups on a variety of topics. Raymond can be reached at his blog (www.raymondcamden.com), @raymondcamden on Twitter, or via email at [email protected].