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Old 12-30-2009, 06:39 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Good Morning,

I am building a App that needs to query a Database, now i am starting @ this type of "networking" within the blackberry network if u will..

Here are my Questions:

1-Can i program just a ip or a domain with a port and the program(App) will query the database??

2-Do i need a program specif Blackberry program or can i run it off of my Ubuntu Server

Anything i missed that someone has built please feel free to add to something i Missed and would need for this kind of Program.
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1) There is no JDBC support for a remote DB connection on the RIM platform. The general practice is to have some type of web service running on your server which accepts an HTTP request, performs the DB query, and returns the payload as some type of document (XML, JSON, SOAP, whatever). The details are generally dictated by the available server-side infrastructure.

2) You would most lilkely create a Java program which resides on the device. This really depends on the requirements - you might also make a web app.

I suggest that you do some research on the platform and the tools.

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