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Need sample on how to use the invocation framework in Flex/AIR

After I just solved the configuration/setup issue I had...

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Adobe-AIR-Development/Problem-with-Invocation-Framework-in-Fl...

 

...I searched for a sample code/project showing how the invocation frameworks is actually being used.

 

I found this link, which contains a sample InvokedViewer class...

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Adobe-AIR-Development/Using-Invocation-Framework-in-Adobe-AIR...

 

...but it doesn't exactly explain what to do with it. The only pointer is this...

 

"

InvokeViewer Class

In dealing with the viewer can take a little effort since it does not behave like a normal UIComponent.  You can encapsulate a Viewer instance inside a UIComponent to make things a little easier.  Here is a sample class that I use in dealing with a Viewer.  If you have ideas to improve this class, please drop me a line."

 

Has someone used this code and if so how?

 

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Re: Need sample on how to use the invocation framework in Flex/AIR

The InvokeViewer calss is for embedding a target app into your own app.  Majority of invocation targets may not support this mode (target has to define it).  Best to just invocate the targets normally (as a card - if supported or just to open).

 

Just setup your invocation in the simplest form.  Some will over constrain the invocation, and not get a suitable target.  If you're invocating a core app, they are somewhat well documented.