ETE 2012 – Chiu-Ki Chan – Caching Strategies for Mobile Apps

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From the abstract:

Unlimited bandwidth? Always connected? Yeah right! Truth is, wireless coverage is spotty, and sometimes the internet is simply not available. In this talk, I am going to discuss a few design patterns that make your app snappy when connected, fully-functional when not.
Caching strategies: persistent vs temporary
Progressive loading: use placeholders while fetching data
How to communicate freshness to the user in face of cached data
How to keep offline-generated data in sync with the server.