I'm just getting started with this and had bought a pile of books and so on. When 4.2 was announced, I just put everything aside and decided to wait for that. Well, now it's here and I'm starting back in. The biggest problem I have is that there are so many ways to do things - it's hard as a newbie to know which way to go. So.. that's why I came here The app I have in mind needs data - probably less than 500K overall. I could: - hard code it in a .h file (there it is, already in an array) - read it from my web site (thereby making updates rather easy) - provide a file with the app (exactly where this would be found when the app runs is a little unclear to me) If I did read it from the website, I think I'd still want to store it locally, so that till brings me to local file handling. Thoughts and opinions?