What is the Web Notifications API? -Read the spec by W3C.
UPDATED (March 2014): I needed to rewrite this demo using the new Web Notification API, since the spec has been modified since I initially wrote this demo 2 years ago. The new API only allows text and icon, and using HTML is now deprecated. So my demo no longer has the webOS style swipable notifications, as I created originally.
Supported browsers: Firefox 22+ and Chrome 32+ (