Welcome!

Welcome to the official BlackBerry Support Community Forums.

This is your resource to discuss support topics with your peers, and learn from each other.

inside custom component

Java Development

Reply
Developer
ITFCJim
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎01-20-2011
My Device: Bold 9900 + Dev Alpha B + PlayBook
Accepted Solution

Open Twitter Application from Java Application

Hi guys

 

Quick question that I couldn't find the answer to with a search:

 

Is it possible to:

1) Open the Twitter application with a link from my Java application?

 

2) Open the Twitter application at a specific profile page, with a link from my Java application?

 

Cheers!

Jim

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Help fellow forum users! Please remember to click "Like" on helpful posts.
If a post solves your problem click "Mark as solution"
Please use plain text.
Developer
simon_hain
Posts: 16,209
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport

Re: Open Twitter Application from Java Application

1) you can open any application using applicationmanager.
2) no, not that i know of
----------------------------------------------------------
feel free to press the like button on the right side to thank the user that helped you.
please mark posts as solved if you found a solution.
@SimonHain on twitter
Please use plain text.
Developer
ITFCJim
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎01-20-2011
My Device: Bold 9900 + Dev Alpha B + PlayBook

Re: Open Twitter Application from Java Application

Cheers Simon,

 

Was worth a shot! 

 

Any ideas if similar functionality is available for the RIM Facebook app? It would be quite handy to be able to have a user click a link and see your company Facebook Page in the native app, same for the company Twitter profile page in the native app. If the native apps aren't available then fallback to the browser

 

Is there a Developer Issue Tracker for these native apps for requesting enhancements? I can't seem to find a suitable category

 

Cheers

Jim

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Help fellow forum users! Please remember to click "Like" on helpful posts.
If a post solves your problem click "Mark as solution"
Please use plain text.
Developer
simon_hain
Posts: 16,209
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport

Re: Open Twitter Application from Java Application

no, there are very few native apps where parameters are known (and working).

i don't think RIM will add this functionality, but feel free to try whatever you think...
----------------------------------------------------------
feel free to press the like button on the right side to thank the user that helped you.
please mark posts as solved if you found a solution.
@SimonHain on twitter
Please use plain text.
Developer
ITFCJim
Posts: 68
Registered: ‎01-20-2011
My Device: Bold 9900 + Dev Alpha B + PlayBook

Re: Open Twitter Application from Java Application

Just a quick note to follow this up in case anyone comes here from Google

 

RIM made a recent blog post to document how to integrate with the Twitter/Facebook native apps when using version 7.0 of the SDK

 

http://devblog.blackberry.com/2012/06/integrate-apps-with-social/

 

Jim

-----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Help fellow forum users! Please remember to click "Like" on helpful posts.
If a post solves your problem click "Mark as solution"
Please use plain text.
Developer
simon_hain
Posts: 16,209
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE, Z30, Passport

Re: Open Twitter Application from Java Application

yes, a real nice addition. too bad that a baseline of 7.0 is not acceptable for most customers.
----------------------------------------------------------
feel free to press the like button on the right side to thank the user that helped you.
please mark posts as solved if you found a solution.
@SimonHain on twitter
Please use plain text.