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Push data from a webpage to a windows application

 
michael samaras
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I'm looking for libraries or information that would allow me to control a windows application via a webpage.

For example,
The user is surfing my webpage and pushes a button 'push customer to travel application'

I want the travel application's register page to populate with the customer's name, address, and phone.

Thank you!!!
 
Joseph Macer
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I think, with my layman understanding of this, that you would need to have the client install an application that registers a URL type for browsers. For example see:
http://ventrilo.com/setup.php#Web_Links
Where clicking something like "ventrilo://www.myserver.com:3784/servername=MyServer" would run an application with that resource call.

Unless significant work went into making this interaction graceful, it strikes me as a very inelegant solution. I would suggest you look hard at what you're trying to do, and brainstorm more unified ways to approach the problem.
 
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