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Posts: 3
Registered: ‎11-06-2008
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Help! Need sample client app code for handling onMessage() when push content arrives

I have implemented the client side of push functionality in my BlackBerry app.  I am successfully registering, and I am getting push alerts in my onMessage() handler.  My problem is that I am unable to read the data from the PushInputStream.


I have not found any examples on how to do this, here is the code I have right now:



    public void onMessage(PushInputStream inputStream, StreamConnection conn)   



byte[] buffer = new byte[1000];
int size = inputStream.read(buffer);
                String strAlert = new String(buffer);
// display the push content
       catch(IOException ioex)
Dialog.alert ("Error reading input stream");
                // close the connection
I am getting "Error reading input stream" every time.  I'm sure I'm missing something obvious here. Can someone post the proper way to handling the parameters PushInputStream and StreamConnection in the onMessage handler?
Posts: 16,992
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: Help! Need sample client app code for handling onMessage() when push content arrives

check the PushMessageReader from the sample app.


it uses a bigger buffer

private static byte[] buffer = new byte[15 * 1024];


checks the message header, and, for a textmessage uses

int size = pis.read(buffer);
binaryData = new byte[size];
System.arraycopy(buffer, 0, binaryData, 0, size);
PushMessage message = new PushMessage(msgId, System.currentTimeMillis(), binaryData, true, true);


personally i use IOUtilities to read inputstreams, but in this case i just took the code as it is.

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