Gmail for mobile HTML5: Using AppCache to launch offline - Part 1

Google recently launched a new version of Gmail for mobile for iPhone and Android-powered devices built on HTML5. The HTML5 draft adds a lot of exciting functionality; perhaps the most exciting is adding a way for websites to be launched offline. For web applications running on mobile devices however, being able to launch offline can dramatically […]

Google recently launched a new version of Gmail for mobile for iPhone and Android-powered devices built on HTML5. The HTML5 draft adds a lot of exciting functionality; perhaps the most exciting is adding a way for websites to be launched offline. For web applications running on mobile devices however, being able to launch offline can dramatically improve the web application experience. AppCache support on the iPhone is still under development, but as of firmware 2.2.1, it is usable.

References: Full Article | Apple's MobileSafari documentation | Webkit Source Code

About The Author

Deepak Gupta is a IT & Web Consultant. He is the founder and CEO of diTii.com & DIT Technologies, where he's engaged in providing Technology Consultancy, Design and Development of Desktop, Web and Mobile applications using various tools and softwares. Sign-up for the Email for daily updates. Google+ Profile.