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Registered: ‎11-09-2012
My Device: Curve 8520
My Carrier: 94714922816

WebWorks Widget Freezes



I have built a simple widget package that simply loads and displays a mobile website that is hosted on a GoDaddy server. Baiscally I want it to act like browser without looking like one. But the pages take a very long time to load on the app whereas the same site loads relatively fast on any other browser.


Am I doing something completely wrong or is there any tweaking or properties that I have missed out.


For reference I have added my config file below:


<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<widget xmlns="http://www.w3.org/ns/widgets"
    <name>Raj Online Sri Lanka</name>
    <description>A Business Directory for Sri Lankan Companies</description>
    <author rim:copyright="2012"
    <icon src="icon.png"/>
    <content src="http://m.rajonline.lk"/>
    <access subdomains="true" uri="*"/>
    <rim:loadingScreen backgroundColor="#FFFFFF"
    <rim:cache maxCacheSizeTotal="2048" maxCacheSizeItem ="256" />


Any help will be greatly appreciated.

Posts: 322
Registered: ‎08-06-2012
My Device: Dev Alpha / Playbook / Curve 9300

Re: WebWorks Widget Freezes

Have you tried using the web inspector to determine if there are any errors?

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Re: WebWorks Widget Freezes

I am testing the App on a phone running OS 5 to make sure it works on older platforms. So how can I test it?

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Registered: ‎07-02-2009
My Device: BlackBerry Bold 9900
My Carrier: Bell

Re: WebWorks Widget Freezes

It sounds like something is blocking the UI.  There could be some piece of JavaScript or page content that is not supported on BlackBerry 5 that is causing issues.  Unfortunately remote web inspector is not available in OS5.  That was introduced later (BlackBerry 7).  

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