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Invoking Media Player from Email

I am wondering  if it's possible to invoke the Media Player to start streaming content using a link in an email, and if yes can u share me links.

 

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Re: Invoking Media Player from Email

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Hi there,

 

You can write an application that would get invoked for a certain type of stream/protocol/etc. but invoking the native Media Player from the Email application is outside of application development. That is purely based on the functionality implemented in the Media Player to be compatible; as a developer external to both applications, you can't directly affect their behaviour in this way.

 

Edit: Take a look at the invocation framework documentation to see how you can invoke an application as a handler for content:

https://developer.blackberry.com/html5/documentation/receiving_invocation.html


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