Originally Posted by lsmith
I am trying to draw some information from a CSV file into a blackberry application to display it? anyone have any suggestions on how to do this? or a place where i could get some info
Two steps are involved.
One: Getting the data to the handheld
You could email it to the customer and have your program watch the Inbox, waiting to pull the data out of the attachment. (See a thread here labelled Push Without BES for more information on that technique.)
You could have your program connect over a socket (I believe it's called a Connection in Java parlance) to a website or a server daemon and pull the data down that way.
Two: Parse the file and find what you need
As for actually parsing the CSV, that's fairly easy and I'm sure you can find a ton of good routines to handle that with Google. Basically you want to split on the comma. (But be careful, because with CSV you can have commas in fields, and merely escape them with quotation marks.)
Hope this helps,