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Eclipse Appcache Generator - auto-generate HTML5 appcache files

HTML5 Appache I won't go into a full explanation here (if you want a tutorial the HTML5 Rocks website) but HTML5 appache is a method of caching web content so that, when offline, it can still be accessed

One method of doing this is to add a meta tag to each page specifying an appcache file, which will tell the browser to cache that page. But what if you want to tell the browser to cache everything when the site is first accessed? Well HTML5 has a way of doing that too - you still add the meta tag but also specify the files to be cached in the file. When it is accessed, those files will be cached. This though leaves you with a problem - how do you make sure you locate every file to be cached and add them to the file? This is where this plugin can help

Plugin The Appcache Eclipse Plugin is a plugin for the Eclipse IDE that will check all your files for your site and add all html, image, css and javascript files to the appcache. Once the plugin is installed, all you need to do is add…