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Add URL_Launcher

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+---
+layout: technology
+
+title: URL Launcher
+oneline: Launch App
+forum:
+techlink:
+tags: browser, blackberry 10, bbos
+---
+{% include common-defs.md %}
+
+### Description
+
+A Web Launcher is a basically a bookmark that opens a browser on a given URL.
+Web Launchers have been around since at least [Active Desktop](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Active_Desktop) in Windows 98.
+
+Web Launchers are supported in both BlackBerry OS 5, 6 and 7, and on BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10.
+
+### Documentation
+
+* [BlackBerry OS 5, 6 and 7](http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/Create-a-web-icon/ta-p/442876)
+* [BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry 10](http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Web-and-WebWorks-Development/How-to-Create-a-URL-launching-application-for-BlackBerry/ta-p/1164027)
+
+### Presentations and Other Media
+
+* TBD
+
+### Also See
+
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[samples]: <Samples.html> "Code Samples"
[slideshare]: <SlideShare.html> "Presentations at SlideShare"
[threejs]: <threeJS.html> "A WebGL 3-D Framework"
-[youtube]: <YouTube.html> "Videos at YouTube"
+[url_launcher]: <URL_Launcher> "URL Launching Application"
[webgl]: <WebGL.html> "OpenGL ES 2.0 for the Web"
[webkit]: <Webkit.html> "An Open Source Browser Layout Engine"
[webworks]: <WebWorks.html> "A framework to write HTML5 Applications for the BlackBerry Platform"
+[youtube]: <YouTube.html> "Videos at YouTube"
[gameplay]: <GamePlay.html> "Portable, OpenSource Gaming Framework"
[jquery-mobile]: <jQuery-Mobile-Samples.html> "jQuery-Mobile-Samples Repository"

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