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Priyanks27
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Registered: ‎10-08-2012
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Communication in application

Hi ,

 

I am comparatively new to Blackberry development. I would like to know if there is an efficient mechanism for communication among applications. My requirement is to control a third party application from my application. Is there some mechanism with which I can have common GUIDs for both the applications and have them interact with each other.

 

Thanks in advance.

 

Regards,

Priyank Saxena

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jtegen
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Re: Communication in application

Depending on what platform you are on and if you are trying to control your app externally, socket communication is the most basic and widely used method.
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christlin
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Registered: ‎02-23-2012
My Device: Blackberry Curve 9360
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Re: Communication in application

  1. You can use Socket Communication (See:http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Socket-communication-between-applications/td...)
  2. (or) You can use Runtime Store for data sharing Between application
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QuiteSimple
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Re: Communication in application

If you use BB Java for development, you can use also GlobalEvents to share data between your apps (using the same GUID)



"When you become a level 3 developer, you learn to communicate over the ether. I'm told that level 5 developers are ascend into a higher level of existence beyond the physical realm." gord888 @ crackberry
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