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  • Phonegap doesnt connect

    I have a application running on the application server and I can access it from the internet and in the browser it works perfectly fine.

    I created a user account in phonegap, so I have the one free phonegap application.

    I go into the AA environment and into the project and by using the Phonegap button I upload the project to phonegap
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    All goes well and it uploads successfully.

    The .apk installs onto my android and I can open the application.

    The problem occurs at this point
    The application opens at the Login screen and the it doesn't go any further. I enter the username and password and press the login button but nothing happens.

    I think its not connecting to the database. I tried uploading one that doesn't use security and that one also just showed the grid but no data from the database.

    It might be something small I am missing. I entered the url to the working hosted application on the application server in the "URL for all AJAX callbacks field". I don't know if this is correct.

    Any advice would be appreciated.

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    Re: Phonegap doesnt connect

    Hi John,

    I haven't run into this issue myself but try looking at the following:

    1) Did you check the "Generate Phone Gap Asset Files" check box in the PhoneGap Build Settings? I don't know if that could be related to the issue but you have to do it at least once. It isn't checked in you screen shot. You also may need to add "Additional Asset Files".
    2) "URL for all AJAX callbacks field" requires the url in this format: http://12.345.67.891/myapp You don't need/want the full address which includes, for example, the /login.a5w at the end.
    3) Do you have all the appropriate plugins checked?

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    • #3
      Re: Phonegap doesnt connect

      Make sure you publish your component to your server.
      Since you can run the app within a browser, logging in etc, then I don't need to mention ensuring security is established for your component.

      Since it's Android you can very, very easily debug what might be going on. Connect your device to your PC.

      Ensure your device has debugging turned on... Settings, Developer Options, USB debugging.

      Fire up Chrome and type in chrome://inspect

      You should see your device connect in the browser window and then you can click on the Inspect Link.

      A browser window will open with your device on the left and the debugger showing on the right. The debugger may be showing errors that will help you figure stuff out.

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