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Appcelerator Titanium Smartphone App Development Cookbook - Second Edition by Jason Kneen

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Chapter 2. Working with Local and Remote Data Sources

In this chapter, we'll cover the following topics:

  • Reading data from remote XML via HTTPClient
  • Displaying data using a TableView
  • Enhancing your TableViews with custom rows
  • Filtering your TableView with the SearchBar control
  • Speeding up your remote data access with Yahoo! YQL and JSON
  • Creating a SQLite database
  • Saving data locally using a SQLite database
  • Retrieving data from a SQLite database
  • Creating a "pull to refresh" mechanism in iOS

Introduction

As you are a Titanium developer, fully understanding the methods available for you to read, parse, and save data is fundamental to the success of the apps you'll build. Titanium provides you with all the tools you need to make everything from simple XML or ...

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