Linux.com: Bringing Web-Based Applications Offline
Mar 16, 2007, 09:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)
Desktop-as-a-Service Designed for Any Cloud ? Nutanix Frame
"The Web 2.0 mantra suggests that you forget desktop
applications and embrace AJAXified browser-based apps that you can
run from any OS, anywhere, as long as you have a speedy connection
to the Internet. But what about times when you can't get online?
Firefox, Opera, and others are looking to make it possible run
applications offline, anytime, anywhere.
"Many frequent travelers, myself included, live in their
webmail, Web-based calendars, and other online applications. It
makes sense for 'road warriors' to seek out applications that are
only a Web browser away. However, that becomes something of an
issue when you're stuck in Denver International Airport thanks to a