Matt West

Matt West is a web developer from the UK. He's the founder of Koji Labs and author of HTML5 Foundations. Matt also writes about business and technology on his personal blog. You can catch him on twitter as @MattAntWest.

Exploring the JavaScript Device APIs

Photograph by Jeremy Keith (adactio) The mobile revolution has completely changed how people access the web. It’s only natural then that the web should evolve to better suit the plethora of devices on which it’s now accessed. When the web …Continue reading

Using localForage for Offline Data Storage

(Photo by Erich Ferdinand/Flickr) An important step on the path toward robust, offline web applications is the ability to store data in the user’s browser. Technologies like IndexedDB and localStorage have provided this functionality to web developers, but they are not …Continue reading

Creating Autocomplete Dropdowns with the Datalist Element

The <datalist> element, a new addition in the HTML5 specification, allows developers to create native autocomplete dropdowns for their web applications. This type of user interface component is commonly used on form fields and search boxes as it helps the …Continue reading