All My Etherpads
Etherpads are awesome, but they have a few problems:
There's no easy way to keep track of all your Etherpads, especially across multiple servers.
Sometimes an Etherpad server goes down, which is terrifying.
Accessing an Etherpad on a mobile device isn't fun because the site loads very slowly.
All My Etherpads is a simple mobile Web app that solves these problems by storing HTML versions of your Etherpads for offline viewing.
The app has been tested on the latest desktop and mobile versions of Firefox and Safari, as well as the desktop version of Chrome.
The app consists entirely of static files, though it uses a cross-domain Ajax
API at etherpad-export.appspot.com to retrieve the contents of Etherpads. The
source code for that server is in the
The app uses the jQuery Mobile framework for its user interface, and currently uses DOM Storage for offline storage. The application cache feature of HTML5 is used to allow the app to be used while offline.
To start working on this app, enter the root directory of the repository and run:
python server.py --ignore-cache-manifests
Then point your browser to:
--ignore-cache-manifests option will ensure that all the changes to your
code take effect immediately, without the application cache getting in the
Once you want to publish your changes on a website, though, you should make
cache.manifest file has changed so that clients retrieve the latest
version of the code.