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Posts: 34
Registered: ‎06-16-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Which Location API should be used ?

Which is the more reliable API to develop with for a 5.0 app?


net.rim.device.api.gps.BlackBerryLocation and BlackBerryLocationProvider


or the


java.me.location.Location and LocationProvider


Obviously for anything prior to 5.0 the java.me.location apis apply.




Posts: 42
Registered: ‎06-14-2010
My Device: 8900 Bold, 9300
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Which Location API should be used ?



in my app I start using the J2ME Location and LocationProvider, and finally I used the BlackberryLocation & BlackberryLocationProvider only for error management and some extra info.


The reliability that I saw was the same or very similar, I see difference only for coding.