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matejukmar
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎05-15-2012
My Device: PlayBook os 2.0

Finding devices on network with Bonjour/Zeroconf/jmDNS on PlayBook

I just learned that android permission 

android.permission.CHANGE_WIFI_MULTICAST_STATE

is not supported on Blackberry or PlayBook. Preference is 

needed for jmDND (Bonjour) protocol to work.

 

I am creating an app which needs to find other 

devices on a local network. Can you give me some suggestions

what would be the best way to achieve that on PlayBook.

 

Is Bonjour possible if building with native SDK or Adobe AIR?

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Smugrik
Posts: 185
Registered: ‎04-05-2011
My Device: PlayBook

Re: Finding devices on network with Bonjour/Zeroconf/jmDNS on PlayBook

Unfortunately, there is no native support for Bonjour in BlackBerry as of yet, it might be possible to code your own native implementation though, for AIR, this would need to be an AIR Native Extension, as AIR still doesn't support UDP on mobile devices (so no UDP in AIR on PlayBook or BB10 without ANE).

 

This post http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Native-Development/Is-there-a-library-for-Bonjour-mdns-connec... details one of my attempts, didn't found the time to look further yet...

Julien
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