Thursday, July 17, 2008

Google Gears Takes Ruby on Rails Offline

Harmonic convergence?...

The Gears on Rails project by Google Gears enables Ruby on Rails developers to take their applications offline, as some sharp developers put Gears to new and different uses.

Developers are putting Google Gears to some interesting uses, including offline support for Ruby on Rails and building client-side search engines.

Gears for Rails represents another boost to cloud computing in its ability to deliver offline capability and synchronization. Meanwhile, Microsoft is leading its own data synchronization charge with its Live Mesh cloud-based data synchronization system, a test build of which is now open to the public.

Google Gears Takes Ruby on Rails Offline

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