BlackBerry Live isn’t even in full swing yet and we are receiving all kinds of email from developers letting us know what they are working on, or what they are planning on working on for BlackBerry 10. One of the developers that has shown a lot of support for BlackBerry 10 since it was announced [...]
Mippin is the developer behind the App Generator. Back in January their app helped to create over 20,000 apps in 36 hours! Even Nerdberry’s own apps were created using the app! Mippin is nominated for Innovation of the Year Award. And they need our help getting votes!
Paganza is already a popular app for Android, and their next step was to port the app over to BlackBerry 10. The app team from Urguary was able to port it over in just 3 days. Last week on the Monday the app didn’t even exist, then by Thursday it was ready to go and [...]
Usually when we are taking about a Hackathon happening, it is occurring in a hotel or conference center. While a group fo 10 BlackBerry developers and RIM employees have decided to take the Hackathon to a new height, they will be climbing Mount Kilimanjaro 10 days before the launch of BlackBerry 10. During the ascent [...]
The folks over at AT&T are holding quite the Hackathon this weekend in Las Vegas. The Hackathon is centered around the use of the AT&T APIs, and will be giving out some serious cash as prizes.
Yesterday we mentioned the Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon. Well the Marmalade for Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon starts December 13th and is actually in two part sessions. Marmalade experts will be there to help with porting apps over to Blackberry 10. So if you have any questions or trouble with porting, they can address those issues. First session: [...]
Quickflix, a movie streaming app from Australia will have a Blackberry 10 app. This news was confirmed at BBJam Asia yesterday by RIM. The app will actual be available when Blackberry 10 launches. Not only did RIM confirm the Quickflix app launch but also Event Cinemas, TripView, Coffeecard, 3AW693, Fox Sports, goCatch, and Fairfax Radio. [...]
RIM has launched an App Contest for Blackberry 10 in Hong Kong. The top prize is $20,000HK and a Blackberry 10 phone. Second Winner: Cash prize of HK$15,000 and One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset Third Winner: Cash prize of HK$10,000 and One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset People’s Choice: One unit BlackBerry® 10 Handset
@gcsantiago suggested to Tim Neil from RIM to have developers show off their bbUI.js WebWorks Apps on github. What he had to say: I received a great suggestion from @gcsantiago where we could create an area so that people could showcase details about their applications built with bbUI.
After opening a lab in the University of Pretoria, RIM has opened up another in Cape Town. RIM said this about their choice of location: “Cape Town is a key innovation hub, and a natural site for RIM’s second BlackBerry apps lab in South Africa,” Alexandra Zagury, RIM’s MD for South Africa and southern Africa, [...]
After 40 hours of coding, a winner was declared for Indonesia. PT. Inspira Solutions won the prize for the regional Hackathon event. They will be representing their country at the Blackberry Jam Asia, in November.
Remember how we mentioned the Tech Center that was opening in the UK? Well it’s officially opened and you can register to make an appointment. To refresh your memory, these centers are for people wanting help in porting their app to Blackberry 10. Even if you don’t have an app already created, you can get [...]
RIM is continuing to provide developers with the necessary tools to ensure that BlackBerry 10 gets all the attention it needs. The latest tool is an update to the bbUI Framework, now at version 0.9.3, in which they have included some of the feature requests RIM has received at the BlackBerry 10 Jam events.
TechU.me held a App Jam contest at the Ottawa Game Conference, where high school students created apps for a chance at prizes. Some tech companies were sponsoring the prizes which was $1000 scholarships.
At BlackBerry World and BlackBerry 10 Jam RIM made the commitment that they were going to try to release frequent updates to all the developers tools in the lead up tp BB10 hitting the market. Today on the BlackBerry DevBlog RIM announced that they have updated the BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK and Ripple Emulator, which [...]
For any BlackBerry developers out there this is some important news. RIM has updated their User Interface Framework for HTML5 WebWorks, bbUI.js, to v0.9.2 today. The update brings along quite a few changes and additions that will help any BlackBerry devs to improve their apps that much more. The most noticeable improvement in this version [...]
If you’ve ever considered making an app but decided against it because it was a bit overwhelming, then this app may be for you. For one thing, it assumes you have never made one and starts at a beginner level. There is a free version so you can try before you buy. With features like: [...]
What better way to gain knowledge of Blackberry 7 and app development, then to read up a whole book dedicated to the subject. RIM always needs app developers, but I am sure a lot of people are wary of it because it can be confusing. How do you get started? How do you get your [...]
The one thing that we have been waiting for for PlayBook development is the native SDK from RIM. It seems that certain developers have just now been given access to a beta version of the native SDK. The chosen developers have received an email from RIM inviting them to download the SDK and start working [...]
It was a sad day when news hit that Mike Kirkup was leaving RIM. During his time as Director of Developer Relations at RIM Mike was very forthcoming with his opinions and truly saw how much the BlackBerry platform depended on good apps and continued support for developers. With Kirkup gone the question remained as [...]