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Writing to database

Andy Joness
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Joined: Sep 15, 2009
Posts: 24
I have an external Sql database which I need to send data to from an app I'm making. All tutorials I've found use php + mysql, which I'm not familiar with. I assume it is possible, however I need some help getting started. Cheers
Hardik Trivedi
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Joined: Jan 30, 2010
Posts: 252
Use Webservices.
Android has classes for Post and Get request.
Let me give you some idea..

http://10.0.0.23/login.jsp?username=xyz&password=xyz

This will send data to your server.Handle it your way from server side.
Andy Joness
Greenhorn

Joined: Sep 15, 2009
Posts: 24
I figured it out yesterday. I wrote a web service using .net and I've connected to it using the ksoap package in Android. I then pass in some arguments which form the query and then write to database. Once I realised I had to set the service up as an application with IIS it was all working fine.
Suzzane Pinto
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Joined: Feb 10, 2012
Posts: 213
hi andy,

can you please tell how did you consume webservices which are in.NET.
how about sharing some tutorials if any?
evn im trying to develop an app which wants to write into the database
 
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