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01-18-2012 11:59 AM - edited 01-18-2012 12:00 PM
I want to recreate my application EveryLock on Playbook. However, it seems even the Native SDK doesn't have enough functionality to detect running processes, send a window to foreground or background or list installed third party/ system apps.
Is this the case?
01-18-2012 12:18 PM
01-18-2012 02:35 PM
You cannot make app go to background or foreground, and you cannot really do anything with the app from another app, considering that APIs for listing apps would not be of any use
01-20-2012 04:07 PM - edited 01-20-2012 04:08 PM
Well, then I would recommend that these features be implemented. By not implementing these features, your cutting out a whole category of applications......which Ipad and android do have. I thought the native sdk would have more control than just using adobe air.....
01-20-2012 04:18 PM
I don't know that allowing arbitrary user applications to clobber the display of any other running applications is a particularly good design model.
That being said, if there were explicit navigator hooks for such things in the future, and users explicitly agreed to allow such privileged permissions when an app is installed, then it's conceivably doable.
Open an issue in the issue tracker so that your suggestion doesn't get lost.
See the post at the head of this forum regarding reporting bugs