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Can DPS apps use onboard devices

Oct 11, 2012 4:18 PM

Is it possible for a DPS generated 'app' to use the onboard devices such as GPS, camera, and also have the ability to fill in forms and send via email direct from the app?

 
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    Nov 18, 2012 10:15 PM   in reply to Cotton_Pete

    To do fill-in forms you have to create HTML and embed it in a web overlay. To send e-mail you either create a mailto: hyperlink (which will open in the device's e-mail client) or again do an HTML page that uses your own back-end system to process the info and send the e-mail.

     

    The camera is not accessible. GPS may be via HTML and JavaScript, but I'll be honest, I can't remember. Someone else likely knows.

     

    Neil

     
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