Pocket integration via ReadItNow! on BlackBerry 10

Sometimes you don’t have the time to read everything as soon as you ┬ádiscover it. It’s the same for users of your apps as well. For that reason it could be a good fit to add Pocket integration to your apps. For those of you who don’t know what Pocket is, it’s a so called “read it later” service, available cross platform for multiple devices. Pocket enables you to save everything you want to read for later, and access it on multiple devices and platforms. For more informations please have a look at GetPocket.com.

Pocket itself doesn’t offer a native BlackBerry 10 app. You can sideload the official android app, but that version does not integrate well with the BlackBerry 10 user interface and flow. But Pocket has a public API. ReadItNow! is probably the most popular and complete Pocket app for BlackBerry 10. It has been developed by myself over the past few years and it get’s continually updates. I’ve designed the app to be invoked by other BlackBerry 10 apps. For that reason it doesn’t need much effort at all, to integrate Pocket support for your own BlackBerry 10 app.

I’ve put together a few sniplets to show you how to integrate it with C++ and QML. It’s really easy, you will see.

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