Archive for February, 2013

Building a Mobile Employee Directory – Step 2: Load data into the ListActivity from an XML file via XmlParser

Building a Mobile Employee Directory – Step 2: Load data into the ListActivity from an XML file via XmlParser

| February 26, 2013 | 1 Comment

Parsing XML data with XmlPullParser into an Android ListView. After reviewing the SAX (Simple API for XML) Parser, the DOM (Document Object Model) Parser and the XmlPullParser.  I’ve decided to use the XmlPullParser because it is supposed to be the fastest.  I have not tried the JDOM Parser. employee_list.xml  (in res/xml) <?xml version="1.0" encoding="utf-8"?> <employees> <employee> [...]

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Building a Mobile Employee Directory – Step 1: Display a ListActivity with some data

Building a Mobile Employee Directory – Step 1: Display a ListActivity with some data

| February 18, 2013 | 1 Comment

A few years ago I came across this tutorial for Building a mobile employee directory sample with Flex and Flash Builder. The following few posts will outline what I have learned by developing  a Native Android App with similar functionality. Employee Directory App To start, create a new blank app in eclipse by selecting File, [...]

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