does anyone know how to make a link in a web page launch a Rev app and pass parameters to it?

Josh Mellicker josh at dvcreators.net
Wed Mar 4 19:29:30 EST 2009


Merci François, but to clarify my question, what if you wanted to put  
a link in a web page that, when clicked, launched your Revolution  
standalone, and when it woke up, it would be aware of the parameters  
passed to it, so it would know why it was woken up and what to do?



On Mar 4, 2009, at 4:17 PM, François Chaplais wrote:

>
> Le 5 mars 09 à 00:47, Josh Mellicker a écrit :
>
>> There are links in web pages like this:
>>
>> http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=80616768&s=143441
>>
>> that will launch iTunes and send iTunes parameters (so iTunes knows  
>> what to display).
>>
>> I assume this is done by entering the app and this link protocol in  
>> some sort of system registry?
>>
>>
>> Has anyone done this or know if it is possible with Revolution?
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> Itunes uses WebObjects, which a technology originally developped for  
> NeXT/Open Step.
> see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WebObjects
> in particular
> Rules-Based Rapid Application Development (RBRAD)
> with (emphasis is mine)
> *Direct To Web Services allows developers to rapidly develop Web  
> service-based applications that provide access to a data store.*
> Perhaps something similar will be available with rev 4.0?
>
> Cheers,
> 	François
>
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