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  • Android Offline Mode

    Hello WorldWind,

    I've clone the Android github repo:

    https://github.com/NASAWorldWind/WorldWindAndroid

    and have the examples up and running using Android Studio no problem. Looks great! How can I run a WorldWind Android app using Offline mode similar to the Java API? I found this post on StackOverflow:

    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/5...va-sdk-offline

    That explains how to set offline mode in the Java API. In the WorldWind Android API documentation, the BasicLayerFactory has a method to set offline mode config:

    http://builds.worldwind.arc.nasa.gov...erFactory.html

    createFromConfigSource(Object configSource), where I believe I can just pass in a String parameter "Offline" to use offline cached maps, "Offline" for layers that draw their data only from the local cache. I'm not able to figure out how to implement this because I don't seem to have that class in my project. I've tried importing it. I don't have the "layers" package or the BasicLayerFactory in the project that I cloned from the WorldWind GitHub.

    Is it possible to use Offline cached maps in the Android API? Does anyone have an example? Thanks!
    Last edited by lmorda; 09-03-2016, 01:39 AM.

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    Hello lmorda!

    Great news you got WorldWindAndroid running with Android Studio and the source from Github. This version does not have an offline capability yet. It is a feature we are working towards, but I can't tell you exactly when it will be implemented. Feel free to open an issue on the Github site with the feature request for an offline capability if you want to remind us

    The documentation you linked in your post is actually to a much older and abandoned port to Android. Links to the current Javadocs are available from the README of the Github.
    Zach
    World Wind Team
    https://github.com/NASAWorldWind

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