Thursday, September 17th, 2009

YUI 2.8.0 – Local Storage wrapper, better Flash interaction, crossdomain connections and progress bars

Category: Flash, JavaScript, Storage, Yahoo!, YUI

Yahoo this week announced the new release of the Yahooo User Interface library. This is great because it answers the question if the 2.x library is still being maintained whilst 3.0 is out and buzzing. The detailed release notes for YUI 2.8.0 show that there is indeed a lot of maintenance and improvement still being Read the rest…

Posted by Chris Heilmann at 5:49 pm
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4.6 rating from 24 votes

Wednesday, January 14th, 2009

ActiveRecord.js Released: ORM for Multiple JavaScript Environments

Category: Announcements, Aptana, Gears, Storage

Aptana has put out their first beta release of ActiveRecord.js. The details according to Ryan Johnson, a developer at Aptana: ActiveRecord.js is an open source object relational mapper (ORM) that supports multiple JavaScript environments, including: Google Gears (client-side persistence) In Memory (if no SQL server is available on the client) Adobe AIR (client-side persistence) SQLite Read the rest…

Posted by Brad Neuberg at 6:30 am

4 rating from 24 votes

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008

PersistJS: Cross Browser Client-Side Persistent Storage

Category: JavaScript, Storage

Paul Duncan announced today the release of PersistJS, a client-side JavaScript persistent storage library. Currently the only reliable cross-platform and cross-browser mechanism for storing data on the client side are cookies. Unfortunately, using cookies to store persistent data has several problems: * Size: Cookies are limited to about 4 kilobytes in size. * Bandwidth: Cookies Read the rest…

Posted by Rey Bango at 2:46 pm

4.1 rating from 33 votes

Tuesday, October 17th, 2006

Halfnote: Secure Document Sharing

Category: Browsers, Showcase, Storage

Halfnote is a web based secure notepad created by Aaron Boodman. Aaron created this originally to allow him to share documents between his own computers in a secure manner. The web application uses local storage in IE 5+ and Firefox 2 to store an encryption key. This means that your notes are encrypted with a Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 12:13 pm

3.7 rating from 15 votes

Thursday, June 15th, 2006

AJAX Storage Security

Category: Articles, Security, Storage

Corey Benninger of Foundstone has written a paper on Ajax Storage Security (pdf): I wanted to let you know Foundstone has a white paper on their website about AJAX Storage from a security angle. The paper focuses mainly on where Flash shared objects (used in Dojo), and IE persistence user-data, gets stored on the local Read the rest…

Posted by Dion Almaer at 8:40 am

4.3 rating from 29 votes