[webkit-qt] sqlite database as local storage

Richard Gerd Kuesters richard at humantech.com.br
Wed Feb 26 04:07:19 PST 2014

Thanks Konstantin and Allan!

I'm sorry to hear that this can't be done anymore, since it was a hope 
of mine to bring more logic to the JavaScript end of my application :) 
But that's ok, nevertheless I'll have a lot of work, lol.

My best regards,

On 02/26/2014 07:01 AM, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
> 26.02.2014, 13:29, "Konstantin Tokarev" <annulen at yandex.ru>:
>> 26.02.2014, 13:26, "Allan Sandfeld Jensen" <kde at carewolf.com>:
>>>   On Wednesday 26 February 2014, Konstantin Tokarev wrote:
>>>>    26.02.2014, 00:38, "Richard Gerd Kuesters" <richard at humantech.com.br>:
>>>>>    hello all! :)
>>>>>    i was reading some of webkit resources, and one of them is to provide
>>>>>    local database storage, including sqlite3.
>>>>>    ok, i'm developing a custom application with webkit, and i would like to
>>>>>    expose my apps database to it, so i can access it directly using
>>>>>    javascript (instead of writing miles of cpp code).
>>>>>    is it possible?
>>>>    Yes. WebKit exposes sqlite through APIs of Web Storage [1] (aka Local
>>>>    Storage aka DOM Storage) and Indexed DB [2].
>>>   Indexed DB is only supported from Qt 5.3 and uses leveldb as a backend. It is
>>>   the old database API WebSQL that uses SQLite as a backend.
>> AFAIU it's possible to build 2.2.x or 2.3x with --indexed-database. I have not
>> checked if it works properly though.
> My bad, IDBSQLiteBackingStore was removed before 2.3 branch-off, though it is available
> in 2.2.
> Regards,
> Konstantin
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