During this period, I discovered much that fascinated me about Web-based local storage, and eventually came up with an idea that intrigued me more than my original conception of StoreBoss.
It’s a much much bigger idea.
StoreBoss will now be laser-focused on empowering end-users to manage local data persistence on their machines.
Think you have a handle on this, already?
That it’s a solved, trivial problem; there’s nothing to see here?
Okay… here’s a simple test: press CTRL->SHIFT->I
See the “Cookies” listing under “Storage” on the left panel?
Click on that.
Now see the cookies WordPress has placed on your hard drive?
Here’s the test.
Can you tell me where is their exact location on your hard drive?
Just tell me what the pathname is.
Having some trouble with that?
So if you can’t verify the actual location of cookies on your machine, how do you know they have actually been deleted when you clear storage?
If you are the trusting type, it’s not a problem.
You can just move on with your business, knowing that everything is the way it’s supposed to be, and that your browser data is safe and secure.
This is just the tip of the iceberg as to why I am going to build StoreBoss.
Unless you are an experienced developer, if you are using a browser on your desktop or phone, you are no better off than little Red Riding Hood with the Wolf at the door.
Help is on the way.
I’m going to build StoreBoss as fast as I can!