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Posts: 19
Registered: ‎06-14-2011
My Device: 9300
My Carrier: Comcel
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JSONP not working in webworks compiled app

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Hello everyone, this is my first post (desperate post!)


I have been working on this app for about a month, it uses the following scripts/frameworks/SDK:


- jquery 1.6.1

- jquery mobile 1.0a4.1

- BlackBerry WebWorks SDK2.0.0.201103231828-18

- BlackBerry WebWorks Plug-in2.5.1.201010291444-2 (eclipse)


it uses JSONP to avoid ajax cross-domain restrictions (app and data in different servers), and is working fine with chrome and BB browser (OS v6.0.0.576) on my phone, no restrictions at all. But when I compile and install the app as a native Webworks app on the phone, every request (same network, same external IP, etc.) I get nothing, status = 0 statusText = timeout on every request. My config.xml is this:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<widget xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets" xmlns:rim="http://www.blackberry.com/ns/widgets" version="">
  <name>My app</name>
  <author rim:copyright="xxx" email="xxx">xxx</author>
  <access subdomains="true" uri="*"/>
  <icon rim:hover="false" src="img/bricks.png"/>
  <icon rim:hover="true" src="img/brickshover.png"/>
  <content src="index.html"/>
  <rim:loadingScreen foregroundImage="img/splash.png" onFirstLaunch="true">
    <rim:transitionEffect type="zoomIn"/>
  <rim:cache disableAllCache="true"/>



just set domain access to "*", and even with that nothing happens Smiley Sad


As in documentation, if remote domains/IPs change dynamically then is recommended using "*" to avoid restrictions, in this case it seems not to be working as expected.


This is how i´m making calls over JSONP:


(with jquery)


function queryService(srvUrl, callbackFunc){
	if(globalVars['ssl'] == "1"){
		srvUrl = "https://"+srvUrl;
		srvUrl = "http://"+srvUrl;

		type: "GET",
		url: srvUrl,
		crossDomain: true,
		cache: false,
		dataType: "jsonp",
		jsonp : "callback", //Server only supports JSONP param name "callback"
		jsonpCallback: callbackFunc,
		timeout: 10000,
		error: (function(xhr, ajaxOptions, thrownError){
		success: (function(){

Now just make every call like this:


queryService("", "mycallbackfunc");


Now the funny part is that the app is fully functional as a webpage on mobile (BB browser os6) and desktop, but as a native app for blackberry it doesn't retrieve information.


Even changed to another JSONP library (Lightweight JSONP fetcher by Erik Karlsson) just to discard a bug on jquery but got the same result.


Any suggestions? your help will be much appreciated, thanks!


EDIT: I forgot, on BB 9800 emulator (OS v6.0.0.227) it works just as expected (compiled app). 

Posts: 19
Registered: ‎06-14-2011
My Device: 9300
My Carrier: Comcel

Re: JSONP not working in webworks compiled app

Ok, found it! Smiley Happy, domain access "*" only works for public IPs, so no intranet love for my app, but that's ok