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Re: Apple releases Calendar, Messaging APIs

From: Dean Jackson <dino@apple.com>
Date: Thu, 25 Nov 2010 08:45:16 +1100
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To: public-device-apis@w3.org
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> you might find it interesting to see that in their release of iAd JS, Apple supports:

>   - A simple calendar interface that has properties similar to ours, and mostly allows bringing up a dialog to save an event to one's calendar;
>   - A set of simple messaging APIs that allow to send SMS, MMS, and email. The latter has a simple approach to handling the body and attachments. Again, these bring up a UI to send the message.

> You can find the details at:
> https://developer.apple.com/library/iad/navigation/

> (In the Documents box, search for calendar, mail, etc.)

It's worth mentioning that these APIs are not available for general Web content on iOS. They are only available within controlled content (such as iAd).

They were modelled on the APIs developed here.

Received on Wednesday, 24 November 2010 21:45:52 UTC

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