HTML5 Local Storage – 5 Useful Tips

Sriram S

HTML5 Local Storage is a browser based key-value database that is available for client side applications. Java programmers (like me) will find that  HTML5 Local Storage is very similar to HashMap (or Hashtable). It is important to remember that Local Storage is available to client side applications even across browser restarts. In that context, Local Storage is similar to cookies. **But unlike cookies, Local Storage is not accessible to the server side applications. **Also cookies provide very limited storage (4 KB).

HTML5 Local Storage based preferences for the URL Generator project

Sriram S

The release 2 (R2) of my URL Generator Project is now ready. You can check it out at the usual location. I am happy to share that this revision was completed on time as per my revised project plan. Of course the announcement was delayed a bit. The main additions to this version of the URL generator are HTML5 based Local Storage, a simple usage of Object-oriented JavaScript techniques and jQuery.

How I am learning JavaScript and CSS

Sriram S

At the beginning of the year, Scott Lowe, a specialist in virtualization, networking and storage, posted his project list for 2012. He had set a few goals for his learning and development. Last week [Scott posted an honest assessment][1] of how he has been performing on his own goals.

Why would anyone share their personal goals on the Internet? Because once you share your goals, visitors of your blog and people who know you would like to know how you are progressing. This curiosity will result in a sense of accountability and push you to ensure systematic progress on those goals. Another benefit is that you will plan your goals and the deliverables better.