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Old 03-14-2007, 01:06 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Connecting to data source - new MDS Studio user

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Hello all! I am totally new to BlackBerries and the Java world. I come from the VB and MS Access world.

It is my 3rd day with MDS Studio and 1st with the actual device (7520). I have read about half of the MDS help files but it's all new and muddy. So far, I understand creating data components and almost understand messages.

I am attempting to develop an app that connects to an Access db and does a simple search on a name and returns related info. The first big question: where does the actual connection to the database happen. Where and how do I configure that connection? How are tables in the db queried? Should I study some Java before I dive into this?

Thanks for helping a newbie,

Steve

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