Before I show you cool things, you’re probably wondering “what the heck is OpenIntents, Josh?” Well, OpenIntents is a pile of awesome pieces of code that work independently as useful software, but are also a great resource to tap for other projects. In my case, Mobile Metagenomics has been sitting around with a broken “Browse” button since the first day I made the layout. I knew that there were a handful of open source file browsers out there that I could use, but none of them seemed to work for me.
Today I tried pulling down the OpenIntents source directly from their svn repository, and it fixed all of my issues! The final result? When you click browse, this happens: