Archive for January, 2011

Maintaining the user journey with HTML 5 web storage

Friday, January 21st, 2011

The HTML 5 specification includes a web storage API for data storage in web clients. It means we can store large amounts of data, client-side, to read and write to as we like without causing the site to slow down (when compared to using cookies). (more…)

Mac App Store: What’s the point of it?

Sunday, January 9th, 2011

Last week Apple launched the Mac App Store where you can download free and paid-for applications for your Mac just as you can on your iPhone and iPad.

After a root around it myself, I can’t imagine I’ll ever use it. So who is it for? (more…)

jQuery Cookie problem – persistence and duplication

Wednesday, January 5th, 2011

I’ve started to use cookies to maintain user state and the jQuery Cookie plugin provides simple functions to create, read and delete cookies. However, I came across a problem where state didn’t appear to be persisting and on viewing the cookie information, using the web developer toolbar, I had multiple versions of the same cookie. (more…)