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From Miles Fidelman <>
Subject re:
Date Thu, 08 Mar 2012 23:03:50 GMT

Somehow I missed your posting until just now, so first off.. thanks! looks very interesting - thanks for the info!


On 27 February 2012 12:17, Gregor Martynus<>  wrote:

>  Miles,
>  I build with a similar approach. You can use it when being offline, synchronization
with the couchApp backend is happening in the background.
>  I don't think there is a library I'd recommend to use for such an architecture, not
Maybe have a look at
> and
>  I use backbone.js myself for the frontend and store all data in localStorage, which
synched asynchronously using _changes feed and _bulk_docs API. I also use a tiny node.js proxy
for security reasons and for some couchDB tasks like creating User Databases and Replications.
>  I'm happy to answer any questions if you have any
On Thursday, 23. February 2012 at 03:10, Miles Fidelman wrote:
>>  I'm looking at building a data management application that's essentially
>>  a hybrid of an HTML5 WebApp (taking advantage of the App Cache and local
>>  data storage for disconnected operation) and a CouchApp (doing fancier
>>  stuff, data sharing, replication, etc. on one or more server-side
>>  CouchDB installations). If you think of a collection of linked
>>  spreadsheets - where each spreadsheet "lives" in CouchDB, but can be
>>  cached, viewed, and edited in-browser when disconnected - you won't be
>>  far off.
>>  My questions: Are there any good examples of applications that are
>>  already doing this kind of thing? Are there any good frameworks or
>>  libraries that I should be focusing on?

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