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From "Parashuram Narasimhan (MS OPEN TECH)" <>
Subject RE: storage
Date Fri, 03 Jan 2014 19:26:20 GMT
I gave IndexedDB shim over websql a shot, but it is not 100% compliant and has some bugs - I am working on fixing the bugs, but to the level
it works, I tested and it works with Cordova well !! 
Could we use that as a starting point ? 

-----Original Message-----
From: [] On Behalf Of Brian LeRoux
Sent: Friday, January 3, 2014 10:37 AM
Subject: Re: storage

an indexeddb plugin would be a rad thing for the community to create and maintain ;)

in seriousness: the file api is probably what you're really looking for if you want to read/write
json on phones (you could even use it as a basis for an JS only plugin that polyfills indexeddb.

On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 5:30 AM, Axel Nennker <> wrote:

> Hi,
> I was wondering about the cross-platform experience of Storage.
> l#Storage
> It seems that there is no cross platform solution in Cordova, right?
> There are indexeddb shims that implement indexeddb on "all" platforms.
> Shouldn't storage be indexeddb only? websql is deprecated.
> My team is currently facing the problem that we implemented a project 
> with Cordova's websql on Android and IOS but it is not supported on FirefoxOS.
> Now I wish we had started with indexeddb and used a shim on IOS. Argh.
> I think the text on cross platform storage in 
> cordova_storage_storage.mdis not really helping developers.
> Advice?
> Thanks
> Axel

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