Public API reference

The Hybrid Container public API consists of a number of interfaces and relevant methods that make it possible to prepare applications for launching and manage their status. For a detailed description of individual objects and methods please follow the links below. The articles in this reference are organized by functionality, therefore, in order to find individual objects and methods, you need to drill down the links.

Device integration APIs

Hybrid Container API includes a number of APIs that consist of several interfaces and relevant methods for each. This set of APIs allows developers to create applications that cooperate with existing functionalities of end-user devices.

Description Purpose
Barcode Scanner Barcode scanning
Document Picker Capturing of media and retrieving various documents from the gallery
Document Viewer Viewing of the content of external documents
Filesystem Access to the device's native file system
File Transfer File transfer from a server
Geolocation Access to geolocation data, including latitude, longitude, altitude, accuracy, heading and speed
Network Status Obtaining information about the state of the network connection

Management APIs

The management APIs include several interfaces and relevant methods for each, which enable management and monitoring of the lifecycle of both Hybrid Container and web applications, as well as management of user accounts.

Description Purpose
Authentication User authentication
Container Lifecycle Application management and monitoring
Logger Logging level configuration and access to local log files
User Accounts User account management

Helper APIs

These APIs include several interfaces and relevant methods for each, which allow developers to create solutions that utilize multiple web applications, or help overcome certain limitations.

Description Purpose
Back Action Support for hardware buttons on Android
Native Application Switcher Switching between web applications

Related topics

Setting up the API
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