The new update to TextExpander Touch (v2.0 – shipping soon), has extended their SDK to support “Fill-in” snippets. To implement this feature, Smile Software used x-callback-url under the hood. Very cool and creative use! Details in the TextExpander Touch SDK documentation.
Lots of great new things happening with Tumblr for iOS lately. Including the addition of some great x-callback-url support!.
Nice overview of activity in URL schemes development on iOS – with pointers to some great projects to make it easier to implement URLs in your own apps.
AppCubby’s excellent app Launch Center Pro has updated to version 1.1, now with excellent x-callback-url support. Still waiting on official docs on all the possibilities, but Federico Viticci will get you started on some of them at MacStories.
Inter-App Communication, IAC from now on, is a framework that allows your iOS app to communicate, very easily, with other iOS apps installed in the device that supports the x-callback-url protocol. With IAC you can also add an x-callback-url API to your app in a very easy and intuitive way.
Looks very cool. Been thinking about implementing x-callback-url, but haven’t? You might want to check out this library.
Great article about some of the things you can accomplish with x-callback-url support.
Excited to see Google add support for x-callback-url to Google Chrome on iOS.
Excellent introduction to some of the powerful things you can do with Pythonista and URL schemes to automate workflow on iOS.
The xk-protocol is a new extension to x-callback-url built by Ben Slotznick and Stephen Sheetz at Point-and-Read. xk-protocol builds on x-callback-url with additional parameters to specify named pasteboards, and to target multiple interaction types in other apps.
xk-protocol is informed by Ben and Stephen’s work with Assistive Technologies and looks like a great project, looking forward to seeing it in action!