An outstanding introduction to the HTML 5 File System API, from the folks at NetTuts+
Toying With the HTML5 File System API
Ivaylo Gerchev on Apr 11th 201
HTML5 provides us with a whole crop of new possibilities, such as drawing with canvas, implementing multimedia with the audio and video APIs, and so on. One of these tools, which is still relatively new, is the File System API. It gives us access to a sandboxed section of the user’s local file system, thus filling the gap between desktop and web applications even further! In today’s tutorial, we’ll go through the basics of this new and exciting API, exploring the most common filesystem tasks. Let’s get started!