Some of you may be wondering who Ander Jeppsson is, but if you like playing games on your BlackBerry device you should know who he is. Anders is the Global head of Gaming at BlackBerry, and he is the man behind bringing most of the big names games to the PlayBook and BlackBerry 10. Next [...]
Now this is an interesting challenge. RIM wants you to make a mock up that would be difficult to implement in their Cascades UI Framework. You have to make it as hard as possible for their development team. Submit it to Twitter and they will show the best three in September. And then they will [...]
The Ripple Emulator was updated with some new features. What’s in the update?: Adds emulation for the new APIs delivered in the latest BlackBerry WebWorks SDK releases Enhanced support for the Apache Cordova emulation
The guys over at the DevBlog have put together a guide on how to write a Push-Enabled Application using BlackBerry WebWorks for BlackBerry 10. Push is a standard in Blackberries and with Blackberry 10, RIM is going to make it even better. Be sure to check out the tutorial to get started on Push.
Cascades is just full of updates today, this time it’s the UI Framework. They’ve changed APIs and also provided a guide so you can change from Beta 1 to Beta 2.
Nobex Radio for Blackberry is a streaming radio app and has been around for a while. One of the people behind the app, Nobex Radio Chief Software Architect, Jamie Julius, sat down with RIM and discussed Cascades and Blackberry 10. He seems quite pleased with Cascades, describing it as “cool controls and great framework.”
RIM was hiring employees in Ontario, but now they are looking for developers around the globe. The positions are for BlackBerry Developer Relations. Countries listed include Poland, Canada, India, China and more. There are alot of jobs available so this is good opportunity for someone on the other side of the world to develop for [...]
Motek Mobile sat down to do an interview with Jesse Ariss from the DevBlog. Motek Mobile boasts 6.6M daily active users and is growing. Screen Muncher and Color ID are their top downloaded apps. As you know, RIM loves to feature developers and this way Motek is able to gain more exposure.
BlackBerry® Runtime For Android Applications Now Supports The Android In-App Billing APIs In The 2.1.0 Developer Beta Build
With the release of the Playbook OS 2.1.0 Beta build, you can not only port your Android apps to the Playbook, but you can also do in app billing. By adding this feature, developers make it easier for users to make the purchase, and give the developers more revenue. From the DevBlog: There are a [...]
Today the registration for BB 10 Jam in Asia. BB Jam 10 World Tour Asia Pacific will be occurring during the month of July. Hit the break for specific details as well as the registration links.
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 [...]
There was a lot of information covered at the BlackBerry 10 Jam at BlackBerry World this year, but RIM is still providing developers with updates and tips for how to get the best result with bringing their apps to the new BlackBerry 10 platform. Today on the BlackBerry DevBlog Russell Andrade posted that there are two [...]
Card2Contact is a business card transcription service that is available to BlackBerry users. It is a great tool for those Blackberry users that are constantly receiving business cards from prospective clients or partners. Card2Contact is offering a promo for this month that allows unlimited conversions of business cards to digital contacts for 4.99 with the [...]
There was some interesting information coming from the BlackBerry Dev Blog recently regarding NFC enabled devices and transaction processing.
Inside DevBlog conducted interviews with the project managers about the upcoming devices the Blackberry Bold 9790 and the Blackberry Curve 9380. hit the break for more info!
NFC communication is something that was a selling point for the OS7 phones. There hasn’t been a whole lot of development when it comes to applications that utilize NFC and RIM wants to change that.
RIM stated at DevCon last week that the upcoming BlackBerry platform named BBX will not support Java. Alec Saunders, VP of Dev Relations and Ecosystem Development, released a statement detailing the reasoning behind to lack of Java support on the BBX platform.
Got OS7 Questions? Get Them Answered On October 12th At Community Insider Event: BlackBerry 7 OS Support Q&A
This is the 2nd time that Inside Blackberry Help Blog is putting on an event like this. In July it was about Blackberry App World. The event will take place from Oct 12th at 9:00 AM EST to Oct 13th at 5:00PM with Annu Dawar answering questions and covering the topics. An example of what [...]
Upcoming DevCon America Conference Gives You The Opportunity To Help Change Future Blackberry Products
At these conferences developers are given an opportunity to chat with the technology experts who make the Blackberry products. Developers of apps are able to talk with this experts and this could change Blackberry products for the future. From the DevBlog: Ideas and feedback make BlackBerry® products better, especially when they come from the developer [...]