Solid and "Save As" Single Page Application Functionality


Adding “Save As” functionality to Web Applications is one of the “deceptively simple” features at the core of Solid’s value proposition.

Solid utility demo screenshots, courtesy of the “Save As” feature added to the OpenLink Structured Data Sniffer (OSDS) Browser Extension:

Step 1 (opening files locally, using file: URI scheme)

Step 2 (scrolling through offers descriptions, and visualizations based on remote image URIs)

Step 3 (actual “Save As” operation invocation from OSDS)

Step 4 (result of “Save As” operation)


  1. Tweet about OSDS “Save As”
  2. Data Saved to my Pod
  3. OSDS Home Page
  4. OSDS Chrome Store Page
  5. Quora post titled “In layman’s terms, what is the essence of Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s project Solid?

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