Article on synchronizing local storage
Back in October
I mentioned a cool little app I wrote that allows you to manage a calendar of events offline and then synchronized with Google Calendar.
At the time I promised more details and asked you to watch this space. Well, I finally have something for you to look at. It took so long because I decided it was better to produce as an article than a blog, and then I had to go through the process of getting it to meet the requirements of an article. But I think the end result is pretty good.
was published today, so take a look. I attempt to describe a general model and set of principles for synchronizing web client storage to a central store, with a specific example of LocalCalendar.
The code is available for download with the article. It's also checked in to the Apache Derby codeline as a demo, so if you like this and find things to fix or improve, you can submit your patches back to the Derby team.