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SQL Anywhere 11.0.1 » MobiLink - Getting Started » MobiLink Tutorials » Tutorial: Synchronizing with XML


Introduction to synchronizing with XML tutorial

This tutorial shows you how to implement MobiLink direct row handling so that you can use a data source other than a supported consolidated data source. This tutorial uses a Java implementation as an example.

You can use direct row handling to communicate remote data to any central data source, application, or web service.

For more information about direct row handling, see Direct row handling.

This tutorial shows you how to synchronize data in an XML file to remote clients.

Required software
  • SQL Anywhere 11

  • Java Software Development Kit

  • XML DOM library

Competencies and experience

You require:

  • Familiarity with Java

  • Familiarity with XML

  • Familiarity with XML DOM

  • Basic knowledge of MobiLink event scripts and MobiLink synchronization


You gain competence and familiarity with:

  • The MobiLink server API for Java

  • Creating methods for MobiLink direct row handling

Suggested background reading

MobiLink code exchange samples are located at [external link]

You can post questions on the MobiLink newsgroup: [external link] sybase.public.sqlanywhere.mobilink.

For more information about using XML DOM with Java, see [external link] Java API for XML Processing (JAXP).