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Automated object persistence for JavaScript

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Automated object persistence for JavaScript
Traditionally web applications have required an internet connection in order to work with data. Browsers have lacked any mechanisms to allow web applications to operate offline with a set of data to provide constant access to applications. Recently, through browser plug-ins such as Google Gears, browsers have gained the ability to persist data for offline use. However, until now it’s been difficult for a web developer using these plug-ins to manage persisting data both locally for offline use and in the internet cloud due to: synchronization requirements, managing throughput and latency to the cloud, and making it work within the confines of a standards-compliant web browser. Historically in nonbrowser environments, programming language environments have offered automated object persistence to shield the developer from these complexities. In our research we have created a framework which introduces automated persistence of data objects for JavaScript utilizing the internet. Unlike...
Brett Cannon, Eric Wohlstadter
Added 14 May 2010
Updated 14 May 2010
Type Conference
Year 2010
Where WWW
Authors Brett Cannon, Eric Wohlstadter
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