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Deep linking in a few lines of code

Branch offers a simple integration and support for all major mobile and app development platforms.

BranchUniversalObject *branchUniversalObject = [[BranchUniversalObject alloc] initWithCanonicalIdentifier:@"article/12345"];
branchUniversalObject.title = @"Check out this article!";
branchUniversalObject.contentDescription = @"It’s really entertaining...";
branchUniversalObject.imageUrl = @"https://mysite.com/article_logo.png";
[branchUniversalObject addMetadataKey:@"read_progress" value:@"17%"];

BranchLinkProperties *linkProperties = [[BranchLinkProperties alloc] init];
linkProperties.feature = @"sharing";
linkProperties.channel = @"facebook";
[linkProperties addControlParam:@"$fallback_url" withValue:@"http://mysite.com/article/12345"];

[branchUniversalObject getShortUrlWithLinkProperties:linkProperties andCallback:^(NSString *url, NSError *err) {
    NSLog(@"Got my Branch link to share: %@", url);
}];
BranchUniversalObject branchUniversalObject = new BranchUniversalObject()
        .setCanonicalIdentifier("article/12345")
        .setTitle("Check out this article!")
        .setContentDescription("It’s really entertaining...")
        .setContentImageUrl("https://mysite.com/article_logo.png")
        .addContentMetadata("read_progress", "17%");

LinkProperties linkProperties = new LinkProperties()
        .setChannel("facebook")
        .setFeature("sharing")
        .addControlParameter("$fallback_url", "http://mysite.com/article/12345");

branchUniversalObject.generateShortUrl((Activity)this, linkProperties, new Branch.BranchLinkCreateListener() {
    @Override
    public void onLinkCreate(String url, BranchError error) {
        Log.i("MyApp", "Got my Branch link to share: " + url);
    }
});
branch.banner({
    icon: 'http://mysite.com/app_icon.png',
    title: 'Article App',
    description: 'See the article in the app!',
    rating: 5,
    openAppButtonText: 'Open',
    downloadAppButtonText: 'Get'
}, {
    feature: 'smart_banner',
    data: {
        '$deeplink_path': 'article/12345',
        'article_id': '12345',
        'user_token': '6789'
    }
});
branch.link({
    channel: 'facebook',
    feature: 'share',
    data: {
        '$canonical_identifier': 'article/12345',
        '$og_title': 'Check out this article!',
        '$og_description': 'It’s really entertaining...',
        '$og_image_url': 'https://mysite.com/article_logo.png',
        'read_progress': '17%',
        '$fallback_url': 'http://mysite.com/article/12345'
    }
}, function(err, link) {
    console.log(err, "Got my Branch link to share: " + link);
});
var data = new Dictionary<string, object>();
data.Add("$canonical_identifier", "article/12345");
data.Add("$og_title", "Check out this article!");
data.Add("$og_description", "It’s really entertaining...");
data.Add("$og_image_url", "https://mysite.com/article_logo.png");
data.Add("read_progress", "17%");
data.Add("$fallback_url", "http://mysite.com/article/12345")

Branch branch = Branch.GetInstance ();
await branch.GetShortUrlAsync(this, data, "sharing", "facebook");
BranchUniversalObject universalObject = new BranchUniversalObject();
universalObject.canonicalIdentifier = "article/12345";
universalObject.title = "Check out this article!";
universalObject.contentDescription = "It’s really entertaining...";
universalObject.imageUrl = "https://mysite.com/article_logo.png";
universalObject.metadata.Add("read_progress", "17%");

BranchLinkProperties linkProperties = new BranchLinkProperties();
linkProperties.feature = "sharing";
linkProperties.channel = "facebook";
linkProperties.controlParams.Add("$fallback_url", "http://mysite.com/article/12345");

Branch.getShortURL(universalObject, linkProperties, (url, error) => {
    Debug.Log("Got my Branch link to share: " + url);
});
var branchUniversalObject = branch.createBranchUniversalObject({
  "canonicalIdentifier" : "article/12345",
  "title" : "Check out this article!",
  "contentDescription" : "It’s really entertaining...",
  "contentImageUrl" : "https://mysite.com/article_logo.png",
  "contentMetadata" : {
      "read_progress" : "17%",
  },
});

branchUniversalObject.generateShortUrl({
  "feature" : "sharing",
  "channel" : "facebook"
}, {
  "$fallback_url" : "http://mysite.com/article/12345",
});
var dataToInclude:Object = {
        "$canonical_identifier": "article/12345",
        "$og_title": "Check out this article!",
        "$og_description": "It’s really entertaining…",
        "$og_image_url": "https://mysite.com/article_logo.png",
        "read_progress": "17%",
        "$fallback_url": "http://mysite.com/article/12345"
};
branch.getShortUrl( "facebook", "sharing", JSON.stringify(dataToInclude));
var branchUniversalObject = {
   "canonicalIdentifier" : "article/12345",
   "contentTitle" : "Check out this article!",
   "contentDescription" : "It’s really entertaining...",
   "contentImageUrl" : "https://mysite.com/article_logo.png"},
   metadata:{
      "read_progress" : "17%"
};

var linkProperties = {
	"feature" : "sharing",
	"channel" : "facebook"
};

var shareOptions = {
	"messageHeader" : "Check out this article!",
	"messageBody" : "It’s really entertaining..."
};

branch.showShareSheet(shareOptions, branchUniversalObject, linkProperties, ({channel, completed, error}) => {});

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