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From "Erik J. Thomas" <e...@linqto.com>
Subject Re: Deep Linking with Flex to Mobile Apps
Date Fri, 19 May 2017 14:53:42 GMT
Thanks, Clint! Might be just the ticket. I want to be able to not just open the calendar to
the intended date, but have it come up to the insert event dialog and prefill the title. This
SDK/ANE may work well for that.

Erik

> On May 18, 2017, at 7:09 AM, Clint M <cmodien@gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> iOS: http://stackoverflow.com/a/22451681/3384609
> Android: http://stackoverflow.com/a/35917525/3384609
> 
> You might want to take a look at a native extension such as:
> https://airnativeextensions.com/extension/com.distriqt.Calendar
> 
> On Wed, May 17, 2017 at 8:04 PM, Erik Thomas <erikjthomas@icloud.com> wrote:
> 
>> Do you know the one for calendar events?
>> 
>>> On May 15, 2017, at 11:10 AM, OmPrakash Muppirala <bigosmallm@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>> http://www.adobe.com/devnet/flex/articles/employee-
>> directory-android-flex.html#articlecontentAdobe_numberedheader_5
>>> has a few examples
>>> 
>>> case "tel": navigateToURL(new URLRequest("tel:"+action.details)); break;
>>> case "sms": navigateToURL(new URLRequest("sms:"+action.details)); break;
>>> case "mailto": navigateToURL(new URLRequest("mailto:"+action.details));
>>> break;
>>> 
>>> On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 10:44 AM, Erik J. Thomas <erik@linqto.com>
>> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> Ah, no wonder my searching didn't find what I was looking for. Thank you
>>>> very much, Clint!
>>>> 
>>>> Erik
>>>> 
>>>>> On May 15, 2017, at 9:01 AM, Clint M <cmodien@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>> deep linking is the wrong term… I think you're looking for url schemes.
>>>>> 
>>>>> phone is navigateToURL("tel:+5555555555");
>>>>> email is navigateToURL("mailto:asdf@asdf.com");
>>>>> 
>>>>> On Mon, May 15, 2017 at 8:51 AM, Erik J. Thomas <erik@linqto.com>
>> wrote:
>>>>> 
>>>>>> Hey all:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> I need to be able to do various deep linking between mobile apps
and
>> my
>>>>>> Flex app. I've learned to do this for twitter and linked in profiles
>>>> pretty
>>>>>> simply:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> var u:URLRequest = new URLRequest(data.twitterProfileUrl);
>>>>>> navigateToURL(u, "_blank");
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> If the twitter app is installed on the phone (at least iOS), this
will
>>>>>> launch the app. If the app is not available, it will open the browser
>>>> and
>>>>>> nav to the profile. Very cool stuff. Works for google maps too, when
>> the
>>>>>> user taps an address.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> But I need to do the following additional linking and don't know
how
>> to
>>>>>> format the URLs to make it happen:
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> User taps a phone number, dials the phone if the device is a phone.
>>>>>> User taps an email address, and it launches their mail program to
send
>>>>>> mail. Just need the syntax for subject, content, additional addresses,
>>>> etc.
>>>>>> User taps a date/time field, and it launches their mobile calendar
app
>>>> and
>>>>>> offers to create a new item.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> My guess is that this is all possible with Flex, but I'm not finding
>>>> info
>>>>>> on syntax and usage through Google searches. I found this list of
>> device
>>>>>> specific deep linking, but expect Flex has a platform agnostic URL
>>>> format
>>>>>> so we don't have to manage device/OS types in the flex app.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Just a link to the docs for this type of deep linking would be great.
>>>> And
>>>>>> in the Mobile native world deep linking is usually about linking
>> mobile
>>>>>> apps. In the Flex world the term "deep linking" is most often
>> referring
>>>> to
>>>>>> browser history management which is NOT what I need.
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Thanks!
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> Erik
>>>>>> 
>>>>>> 
>>>> 
>>>> 
>> 
>> 


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