[SailfishDevel] Devel Digest, Vol 28, Issue 19

Amit Chalakh amitchalakh at gmail.com
Fri Aug 26 12:02:48 UTC 2016


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> Today's Topics:
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>    1. Communication  between system apps,	native apps and android
>       apps (Amit Chalakh)
>    2. Re: Communication  between system apps,	native apps and
>       android apps (Raju Vindane)
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> Message: 1
> Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 13:20:51 +0000
> From: Amit Chalakh <amitchalakh at gmail.com>
> To: devel at lists.sailfishos.org
> Subject: [SailfishDevel] Communication  between system apps,	native
> 	apps and android apps
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> --- Original message ---
> > Dear Developer team,
> > 
> > Android apps doesn't have access to system apps-
> > Cases-
> > 1. Whatsapp (android app) doesn't have access to read contacts from people app resulting in no contacts in whatsapp even after refresh.
> > 2. Moneyview (android app) doesn't have access to read messages and show balances in app.
> > 3. WiFi file sharing apps (android apps) aren't able to turn on/off wifi hotspot and wifi for file sharing.
> > E.g. Shareit, xender aren't working.
> > 4. In android app, if there's a setting to tweak from system it shows doesn't have access to system settings.
> > 
> > Email links can't be opened in required app-
> > Cases-
> > 1. If the user clicked a twitter link in mail, it takes the user to browser. It would be easy if it asks to open twitter app (android app) or third party twitter client.
> > Then the case would be- there are too many twitter third party clients are available. So, the default apps setting to open would do. 
> > And atmost user have 2-3 twitter clients installed, so showing those 2-3 apps to open the link would be great.
> > 
> > 2. The case is not limited to twitter only..
> > It would be great ease if links can be opened in apps because users click on so many links in a day and logging in into every site in browser is annoying..
> > Say facebook, linkedin, amazon,etc..the list has no end..
> > And users too want to open the things in app because  the things are better organised in apps and takes less time.
> > E.g. Especially on mobile device, a user likes to browse the catalogue  on amazon in app rather fiddling with the website.
> > 
> > Looking forward to this in upcoming updates.
> > 
> > Sail on!
> > 
> > Regards.
> > Amit 
> > -- 
> > Sent from my Intex Smartphone
> 
> -- 
> Sent from my Intex Smartphone
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> Message: 2
> Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2016 20:46:24 +0530
> From: Raju Vindane <rajudv at openmailbox.org>
> To: Sailfish OS Developers <devel at lists.sailfishos.org>,	Amit Chalakh
> 	<amitchalakh at gmail.com>
> Subject: Re: [SailfishDevel] Communication  between system apps,
> 	native apps and android apps
> Message-ID: <9D24B445-10E8-4291-AE30-8A5678F9207C at openmailbox.org>
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> On ?? ????? ???? ?-??-?? PM IST, Amit Chalakh <amitchalakh at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >--- Original message ---
> >> Dear Developer team,
> >> 
> >> Android apps doesn't have access to system apps-
> >> Cases-
> >> 1. Whatsapp (android app) doesn't have access to read contacts from
> >people app resulting in no contacts in whatsapp even after refresh.
> 
> Inside whatsapp settings go to contacts and enable option to show all contacts. 
> That will make it work. 
> 
> >> 2. Moneyview (android app) doesn't have access to read messages and
> >show balances in app.
> >> 3. WiFi file sharing apps (android apps) aren't able to turn on/off
> >wifi hotspot and wifi for file sharing.
> >> E.g. Shareit, xender aren't working.
> >> 4. In android app, if there's a setting to tweak from system it shows
> >doesn't have access to system settings.
> >> 
> >> Email links can't be opened in required app-
> >> Cases-
> >> 1. If the user clicked a twitter link in mail, it takes the user to
> >browser. It would be easy if it asks to open twitter app (android app)
> >or third party twitter client.
> >> Then the case would be- there are too many twitter third party
> >clients are available. So, the default apps setting to open would do. 
> >> And atmost user have 2-3 twitter clients installed, so showing those
> >2-3 apps to open the link would be great.
> >> 
> >> 2. The case is not limited to twitter only..
> >> It would be great ease if links can be opened in apps because users
> >click on so many links in a day and logging in into every site in
> >browser is annoying..
> >> Say facebook, linkedin, amazon,etc..the list has no end..
> >> And users too want to open the things in app because  the things are
> >better organised in apps and takes less time.
> >> E.g. Especially on mobile device, a user likes to browse the
> >catalogue  on amazon in app rather fiddling with the website.
> >> 
> >> Looking forward to this in upcoming updates.
> >> 
> >> Sail on!
> >> 
> >> Regards.
> >> Amit 
> >> -- 
> >> Sent from my Intex Smartphone
> 
> -- 
> Sent from my SailfishOS  device with K-9 Mail. Please excuse my brevity.
> 
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