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Hi All,

I have an old documentation that dates back to 2008 on URILauncher. It doesn't say anything about supporting the "http" scheme.

However, given the recent spade of announcements on BREW MP web browsers, will there be a "standard" way of launching a browser to visit any URL? URILauncher seems to be the perfect gateway for doing this.

It would be nice if I can do something like:

ISHELL_PostURL( pIShell, "http://www.mycompany.com/" );

and up opens a browser that automatically loads the requested page, and when the browser exits, the user gets back to my application.

Was this ever resolved?
So how do you launch a browser?
I did attempt to use ISHELL_BrowseURL(this->m_pIShell, pszIn) without luck.
I get a AEE_EBADCLASS back, which surprises me because I don't seem to have pIShell problems in other areas.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
-Mike

Was this ever resolved?
So how do you launch a browser?
I did attempt to use ISHELL_BrowseURL(this->m_pIShell, pszIn) without luck.
I get a AEE_EBADCLASS back, which surprises me because I don't seem to have pIShell problems in other areas.
Any suggestions would be appreciated.
-Mike

Mike,
BREW does not have its own browser. So different device manufacturers and carriers put different browsers on different phones, with varying capabilities. On some phones it is possible to launch the browser from BREW using the BREW ISHELL_BrowseURL() API. On most it is not. If you look in the old BREW forums you'll find many postings on this topic.
Unfortunately the situation does not appear to have improved in BREW MP.
iOS has its Safari. Android has its Chrome. Both are based on webkit, which is open source. So there is nothing preventing from Qualcomm to port it and create a world-class mobile browser like Safari and Chrome. I hope someone is working on it. :)

Mike,
BREW does not have its own browser. So different device manufacturers and carriers put different browsers on different phones, with varying capabilities. On some phones it is possible to launch the browser from BREW using the BREW ISHELL_BrowseURL() API. On most it is not. If you look in the old BREW forums you'll find many postings on this topic.
Unfortunately the situation does not appear to have improved in BREW MP.
iOS has its Safari. Android has its Chrome. Both are based on webkit, which is open source. So there is nothing preventing from Qualcomm to port it and create a world-class mobile browser like Safari and Chrome. I hope someone is working on it. :)