localforage: Detailed Overview & Metrics

v1.10.0(over 2 years ago)

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LocalForage is a JavaScript library that provides a simple and efficient API for storing data in the browser. It offers a key-value store interface that allows you to save and retrieve data using a variety of storage mechanisms, including IndexedDB, WebSQL, and localStorage. LocalForage automatically detects the best available storage option based on the browser's capabilities.

Compared to traditional browser storage options like localStorage, LocalForage provides a more powerful and flexible solution. It supports larger data sizes, automatic data serialization, and asynchronous operations, making it suitable for handling complex data structures and improving performance.

LocalForage is actively maintained and has a large community of users. It is widely used in web applications to store and manage data offline, cache resources, and improve overall user experience.

Alternatives:
dexie+
pouchdb+
idb+
idb-keyval+
lovefield+
rxdb+
indexeddbshim+
store2+
localbase+
basil.js+

Tags: javascriptbrowserstoragedataIndexedDB