10-29-2008 12:27 PM
I have tried 4 or fice different sample projects for GPS location. I cannot get any to work.
Does anyone have any *simple* code for just getting longitute/lattitude/etc without menus and buttons etc?
Samples I have tried have not been successful. I used one from the BlackBerry java Development Environment document and it runs, but I never get any location info. It just sits there.
I know my GPS is on and working because I get Google maps and BlackBerry maps.
thanks for any code samples.
10-29-2008 12:54 PM
I don't know how BB works but google has their own cell tower database and that means nothing.
Your carrier is supposed to provide emergency e911 location info in the US. They will probably turn it
on when you complain, I don't know why they don't offer this at extra cost or at least say you
are paying for artificially degraded performance to help them sell other junk. LOL.
I've got a developmental link for translating coords into things of interest, this is purely experimental and right
now cold fusion is prefixing it with a bunch of blank lines but you can get text,html or xml with findt,find, or findx actions
here and suitable parameters, ( I get a bunch of flakely errors with DB look up and even cgi variables but it usually works),
similar thing for zip codes,
looking for anyone with interest who knows of related services or has thoughts about point-of-interest collections etc.