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Author: Bassem Bouguerra

The first thing we should do is to drag a WebServiceConnector component from the Components’ panel into the stage. We are not going to worry about naming the instance like we did with the Button since we will do it later in our code.

Click on the first frame and then open the action Panel. Then, type the following code:


import mx.services.*;
/* import all of the webservices class packages. Otherwise, every time you call a new web service you will need to type
new mx.services.WebService(the address of the web service ) */
                                                                       
// set it up so that the service is called when the button is pressed.
    result_btn.onPress = function() {
    
    // Create a new instance of web service called - usWeatherService.
    var usWeatherService = new  mx.services.WebService("http://www.webservicex.net/usweather.asmx?WSDL");

    // Call the getWeatherReport method and assign it to the pending call object to handle results.
    weatherResultObj = usWeatherService.getWeatherReport("90815");
    
    usWeatherService.onLoad = trace("loading");
    
    // the onResult function is called if the service is successful
    weatherResultObj.onResult = function(result) {
    

        trace("The weather is : "+ result );
        
    }

    weatherResultObj.onFault = function(fault) {
        // If there is any error such as the service not working, the onFault handler will be invoked.
          trace(fault.faultCode + "," + fault.faultstring);
    }
}
» Level Intermediate

Added: 2004-09-06
Rating: 7 Votes: 3
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» Author
Student at California State Univeristy Long Beach.
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