The first part of this Tutorial shows how to connect a 3rd party data source (RSS, XML, JSON) into EachScape to make it available for your apps.
It is identical for every data source.
The we sho you how to process your data source so it is stored as an On Device SQL Database
Learn the difference between SQL DB and Live Feeds.
For a video tutorial, check the RSS Feed Reader Tutorial
Choose a Data Source
Connect Data Source into EachScape
Go to the "Connect" tab.
Click on "New Source".
Here we want to configure a 3rd party Data Source, choose 'Data Feed'
When you select On Device SQL, your data source will be processed by EachScape server and turned into a SQL lite DB sent to you device. Learn more about Data Architecture
If you have your own feed use it, otherwise we can use this BBC data feed: http://feeds.bbci.co.uk/news/rss.xml
Check that you are using a standard feed structure.
Expert Users can Edit the Data Descriptor
You will see the result of the processing of the data source.
That data source is now available as a SQL Lite Database and it will be shipped to the device.
The Datasource turned into a DB shows in your Data Source list with the following orange icon:
You can now associate the On Device SQL Database to your app by going to your app/apps in the "Apps" tab and click in the Navigation Panel on the left side of the builder where it says "add/remove data source".
- SQL DB settings
- Data Architecture
- RSS Feed Reader
- Browsing a Live Feed (remote data source)
- Use Cloud Collection as a Data Source