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Registered: ‎01-13-2012
My Device: Simulator - 9800
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Persistent Storage for Simple String

I am looking for a way to persistanty store a series of strings. For example, assume I have a list of names

 

- Anna

- Bob

- Cathy

- David

- Erin

- Fred

- George

 

if I click on one of their names, I want to store them in a "favourites" section. So if I click on Anna, Bob and Fred I would like to persistently store them. Having turned the phone on and off, I would hope to see on the favourites section:

 

- Anna

- Bob

- Fred

 

Does anyone know how to achieve this? Thanks for any information.

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Posts: 214
Registered: ‎01-07-2011
My Device: Bold 9900
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Persistent Storage for Simple String

I usually use localStorage to store stuff like that. https://bdsc.webapps.blackberry.com/html5/apis/localStorage.html

 

It does work on smartphones even though they aren't listed, I have it in apps on OS 6 and 7. I haven't tried OS5 but I believe it is there as well.

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