[development] Google Gears

Robin Monks robin at civicspacelabs.org
Thu May 31 12:16:58 UTC 2007

The weird thing is, with the dawn of cheap broadband, and wifi-covered
cities, planes, trains and buses, noone is actually offline to enjoy this


On 5/31/07, Victor Kane <victorkane at gmail.com> wrote:
> well, one possibility is php gtk, see http://gtk.php.net/  (there is a
> data persistence layer in gears)
> But I wasn't speaking only of using Gears itself, but rather of the
> paradigm shift to rich clients, with offline support.
> On the one hand stuff like Apollo, on the other ... if we have Drupal on a
> stick, we can have Drupal on a rich client.
> The paradigm shift of web apps recycled as rich client apps can be seen on
> many fronts, for example in the world of light, agile J2EE, the Spring
> Framework has the Rich Client sub-project (see
> http://www.springframework.org/spring-rcp).
> Victor Kane
> http://awebfactory.com.ar
> On 5/31/07, adrian rossouw <adrian at bryght.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> > On 31 May 2007, at 11:05 AM, Victor Kane wrote:
> >
> > use case is manage content, prepare a new edition of a site all ready to
> > synchronize with on line edition...
> >
> > except that all the pages used to manage content are generated and
> > validated via php.
> >
> > we'd have to move that all to the javascript layer.
> >

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