How safe is the data in the datagrid?

Bob Sneidar bobs at
Tue Aug 17 13:32:06 EDT 2010

I think you will have to eventually either dump your data to a text file whenever it's modified, or else if you intend to produce a compiled app, consider having your main app as a stack attached to your startup app, which cannot be modified. That way you can simply store the contents in a custom property in the datagrid, which is what I do. 


On Aug 17, 2010, at 8:57 AM, Andrew Kluthe wrote:

> Hey all,
> I am currently working on a database app that needs to work whether it is
> connected to the db or not.
> For this, I just check the connection before each transaction and if it is
> connected it puts the data into a mySQL. 
> If it is not connected, I have it storing it in a datagrid queue until the
> next connection is detected. 
> Once connected, my program loops through the dataGrid and inserts it into
> the DB. After a successful insertion that index gets deleted from the
> dataGrid.
> My original idea was to store these locally as a tab delimited text file or
> as xml.
> How safe is the data in the dataGrid from program crashes and in between
> sessions of use? The local data must be kept intact until it can be
> successfully loaded into the DB.
> Should I dump to an xml or txt file as a backup plan, or is this
> unnecessary?
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