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Dynamically populating jQueryMobile listview from google news feed.
(function () {
var googleResult = [];
var newsTopic = "w";
function initialize() {
var feed = new google.feeds.Feed("https://news.google.com/news/feeds?pz=1&cf=all&ned=en_ie&hl=en&topic=" + newsTopic + "&output=rss");
feed.setResultFormat(google.feeds.Feed.JSON_FORMAT);
//feed.includeHistoricalEntries();
feed.setNumEntries(100);
feed.load(function (result) {
if(!result.error) {
googleResult = result;
var output = '<ul data-role="listview" xdata-filter="true">';
var container = document.getElementById("feed");
for(var i = 0; i < result.feed.entries.length; i++) {
var entry = result.feed.entries[i];
output += '<li>';
output += '<a href= "#feedContent?i=' + i + '" >';
output += '<h1>' + entry.title + '</h1>';
output += '<p>' + entry.contentSnippet + '</p>';
output += '</a>';
output += '</li>';
}
output += '</ul>';
$('#newsList').html(output);
$('#newsList').trigger('create');
$.mobile.loading("hide");
}
});
};
google.load("feeds", "1");
google.setOnLoadCallback(initialize);
$(document).on("pagebeforechange", function (e, data) {
// We only want to handle changePage() calls where the caller is
// asking us to load a page by URL
if(typeof data.toPage === "string") {
// We are being asked to load a page by URL
var u = $.mobile.path.parseUrl(data.toPage),
_re = "#feedContent";
if(u.hash.search(_re) !== -1) {
var i = urlParam("i", data.toPage);
$("#feedContent").remove();
var $page = $("<div data-role='page' id='feedContent' data-add-back-btn='true'><div data-role='header'><h1>" + googleResult.feed.entries[i].title + "</h1></div></div>");
var $content = $("<div data-role='content' id='feedContent'></div>");
$content.append(googleResult.feed.entries[i].content);
$page.append($content);
$.mobile.pageContainer.append($page);
}
_re = "#feeds";
if(u.hash.search(_re) !== -1) {
newsTopic = urlParam("topic", data.toPage);
e.preventDefault();
$.mobile.loading("show");
initialize();
return;
}
}
});
// Determine url param
var urlParam = function (name, url) {
var results = new RegExp('[\\?&]' + name + '=([^&#]*)').exec(url);
return results !== null ? results[1] || "" : "";
}
})();
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ultrasamad Jan 17, 2016

Nice demo...I downloaded the js file included it in a plain jquerymobile project, but nothing is showing. When I inspected the console I saw "reference error google is not defined". Do I need to include some other files apart from jquery and jquerymobile core files?

ultrasamad commented Jan 17, 2016

Nice demo...I downloaded the js file included it in a plain jquerymobile project, but nothing is showing. When I inspected the console I saw "reference error google is not defined". Do I need to include some other files apart from jquery and jquerymobile core files?

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