Offline First

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Sometimes your app uses data that doesn’t change very often, so you could keep a copy in the local storage, turning your app in an offline-first solution, faster and always available for your beloved users. Alright, that sounds good, but obviously you want to do something with that data. Suppose you want to let the user search in thousands of documents, somebody could say “ok, forget about the offline-first approach and move the data to an Elasticsearch” but it isn’t me, because the great news are that SQLite supports a native full-text search (FTS) and it’s available both for Android…


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