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PouchDB, the JavaScript Database that Syncs!
"PouchDB was written to help web developers build applications that work as well offline as well as they do online, applications save data locally so the user can use all the features of an app even while offline and synchronise the data between clients so they have up to date data wherever they go."
JavaScript  Library  Database 
july 2013 by robertc
Although the project has succeeded in making a load of data available in electronic format a lot of that data contains various budget codes, cost centre codes, and other quirky terminology that doesn't make sense to people outside the department that created it. This project aims to provide tools to make it easy for the people to understand the data to let the people who want to use the data know what it all means.
Government  Database  Tools  SemanticWeb  OpenTech 
september 2010 by robertc
crowbot's trials at master - GitHub
A project to analyse publically available data about clinical trials in an effort to capture information about those that have not been published.
Ruby  Medical  Database  Web  Tools  OpenTech 
september 2010 by robertc
Firefox 4: An early walk-through of IndexedDB ✩ Mozilla Hacks – the Web developer blog
Mozilla announce IndexedDB support in the upcoming Firefox 4, a 'NoSQL style' alternative the the SQLite based Web Database API already implemented in WebKit (and in Firefox, for extensions).
BlogPost  Firefox  HTML5  Database 
june 2010 by robertc
Explore, Organize, Thrive - Wagn
A new approach to wikis that allows data schema to be defined in a collaborative manner.
Wiki  CMS  Database  Software 
september 2009 by robertc
Eventually Consistent - Revisited - All Things Distributed
Detailed analysis of the trade-offs between consistency and availability necessary when scaling to a global level.
Database  Performance  Cloud 
september 2009 by robertc
Persevere - SitePen, Inc.
A database designed for use in a distributed/cloud environment via a REST/JSON interface.
Database  REST  Cloud  JavaScript 
june 2009 by robertc
Google Open Source Blog: Web Storage Portability Layer: A Common API for Web Storage
I suppose it's less hassle for Google to introduce a compatibility layer rather than change the Gears API, but at least it makes HTML5 development even more viable in IE.
HTML5  Web  Development  Database  BlogPost  JavaScript 
june 2009 by robertc

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