Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 19th Dec 2011 20:11 UTC
Google Once upon a time, in a land, far, far away, there were two mobile operating systems. One of them was designed for mobile from the ground up; the other was trying really hard to copy its older, desktop brother. One was limited in functionality, inflexible and lacked multitasking, but was very efficient, fast, and easy to use. The other had everything and the kitchen sink, was very flexible and could multitask, but had a steep learning curve, was inconsistent, and not particularly pretty.
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RE[4]: Some corrections...
by Panajev on Wed 21st Dec 2011 12:46 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Some corrections..."
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This isn't the same as Application Components. The review is spends quite some words on that.

Really, the mailto: and sms: custom URL shortcuts... what do they do? I can launch an e-mail from my own app without having to switch to the full e-mail application.

Still, while you have to work a bit harder to reproduce the functionality you want... it is doable. Activities and broadcast Intents do make it a more explicit. Still, it does not come for free on Android either. You can design a single Activity based application just fine.

Edited 2011-12-21 12:46 UTC

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