Subject Re: [firebird-php] Android tablets?
Author marius adrian popa
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 2:39 PM, Lester Caine <lester@...> wrote:
> I'm currently battling with the problem of wireless access to the internet here
> in the Cotswolds. Even a reliable 2G connection is hit and miss in many of the
> villages around here. I can only get a reliable 3D connection going up on the
> top of the near by ridge.
> SO - I need to be able to provide access to the database on a mobile device in
> such a way that if the link is down it will use a local copy. I've got a crude
> setup on the laptop, but ideally I need to move it over to a tablet which is
> more practical. They actually HAVE IPad's but given the problems with those
> reliability wise they have asked me to look at an alternative ... Simply putting
> a real version of Linux on an Android tablet may be the quickest approach, but
> has anybody got any practical experience in this area? Anybody using PHP with
> Android?

I only have read about the scripting for android , i didn't tested
but you can install and create full apk , for database access use rest/json
> What is more annoying is my legacy windows stuff has done this transparently for
> coming on 20 years but porting THAT over is probably considerably more work :(
For now you can create full native apps without any java crap inside
(starting with gingerbread)
so i guess it become easier to do the firebird port