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Alan668
Posts: 3
Registered: ‎01-12-2010
My Device: Curve 8900
My Carrier: Orange

Bus Tracker App - Help

Hi,

 

New here so unsure if posting in correct area. I am currently wanting to design a Bus tracker application for my city, there has been one developed for the iPhone but not for BlackBerry.  All the bus tracking information is held online on the website, and advice would be muchly appreciated as I have been confusing myself with qa lot of stuff.  What would the best design and implementation approach be? I want to create this app so users can open the app click a stop and it tells the user which buses are next due at the stop. As I say any help would really be appreciated. Thank you!

 

Alan

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4oh6
Posts: 2
Registered: ‎01-13-2010
My Device: Blackberry Tour 9630
My Carrier: Verizon

Re: Bus Tracker App - Help

Hi Alan,

 

I just finished writing a Blackberry bus tracking application for Chicago Transit Authority Buses -- called BusBerry -- check it out:

http://www.busberry.com

 

In terms of starting your program, you'll want to look at the examples included within the Blackberry Eclipse plugin. I would recommend the XML plugin, as that is most likely the format the data will come in. Also, look at the networking example. Furthermore, there are some good forums that you should read through

 

Connection your Blackberry to the internet:

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Connecting-your-BlackBerry-http-and-socket-c...

 

Useful links for beginners:

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Useful-links-for-novice-and-experienced-prog...

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