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Accessing weather.com’s XML weather feed using Java
Weather.com provides weather forecast data over the web, in XML format. We’ve written code that makes it trivial to access this data from Java code. Click here to download the source code. Here’s the tutorial to help you use this code in your projects.
GWT widget to display weather information from weather.com
We’ve created a reusable GWT app that can be embedded in any web app. It leverages the weather.com service adapter that’s listed above. Click here to download the source code. Here’s a tutorial to help you use this code in your projects.
GWT helper/utility class
The GWTUtils class is used the GWT tutorials on the site, and is a collection of helper functions to make your life easier, by allowing you to easily add/remove elements from the DOM, display messages while your app loads, get URL parameters, and other functions that you might find very useful when working with GWT. You can download it here. We will provide a module that you can download and import, when this matures a bit more. To see how to use it see these tutorials – RSS Reader App, Hello World with IDEA.
The Task API
The Task API is a very easy to use and powerful API that allows novices to work with background tasks in Java RIAs. Easily create tasks and monitor their progress and cancel them at any time. Easily manage multiple tasks. Create network aware tasks and recurring tasks, and much much more! To learn how to use it, read this tutorial – Task API – Quick Start Guide. Download it here. Android and JavaME implementation coming soon.
This ZIP file contains classes that will help you access GeoIP services from MaxMind and ippages, as well as access Google Static Maps API in your Java applications. Directions on how to use the classes in this ZIP file are provided in the following tutorials: MaxMind GeoIP, ippages GeoIP, Google Static Maps.
Android helper/utility class library
The AndroidUtils.zip file contains a set of classes that are quite useful when writing software for Android. Classes are provided that make it easy to create Activities with animations, easily create sub-Activities without having to worry about CorrelationIDs, etc. There are quite a few tutorials that leverage this library, so consult them to check out it’s usage, eg: here, here, here, and here. All the interesting classes are in com.developerlife.Utils package. There are supporting classes in com.developerlife.Task.