BlackBerry trims the fat again; Laysoff 65 developer relations employees

BlackBerry developers seem to be getting the short end of the stick thanks to the new partnership with Amazon to bring the Amazon App Store to BlackBerry 10 officially. Now BlackBerry has laid off 65 developer relations employees. According to the CBC, BlackBerryhas released these 65 employees all from the developer relations group. In a […]

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Devs: BlackBerry 10 WebKit Port Removed from WebKit Trunk

In 2012 BlackBerry made the push to grow the application ecosystem by inviting developers and more to their platform by offering simple, much need resources and application. However now that BlackBerry is in transition of reconstructing the company for efficiency under new CEO John Chen, our buddys over at BerryReview noticed that BlackBerry has removed […]

Thalmic Labs launches Dev program and adds Alex Kinsella to their team

  Thalmic Labs device named “Myo” has been causing a storm on Twitter, RSS feeds and forums worldwide. An armband you wear and with a flick of a wrist, a tensed arm… a single motion can control movies, games, military drones, lights and computers… did I say Military Drones? Why Yes… Yes I did. The […]

Follow the Inside BlackBerry Developer Blog this week and join the conversation online for #BlackBerryDevEd

According to research firm Gartner, mobile apps will be downloaded more than 268 billion times, generating revenue of more than $77 billion by 2017, underscoring the need and opportunity for mobile app developers. In order to encourage students to consider a career in mobile development, the Inside BlackBerry Developer blog will be running a BlackBerry […]

Watcher: A headless app that does a little of everything on your BlackBerry

I’ll admit the app name does… put me off a little but I use it daily… or maybe it uses itself… A buddy happened to mention it in a group I am in and I dismissed it as “too stalky” (thinking of such movies the hitcher and that) but I never gave it enough time […]

Register now for Designer and Developer Mashup hosted by BlackBerry tomorrow in NYC

Now we know this is really short notice, but tomorrow BlackBerry will be hosting Designer and Developer Mashup in NYC. The Designer and Developer Mashup is a relaxed casual networking event that will take place at West 3rd Common in New York City Wednesday July 24th from 8-10 PM. Check out the information below: We […]

BlackBerry offering free copies of Sencha Architect – Update coming this week

BlackBerry has announced a major update to Sencha Touch BlackBerry 10 Theme, this update is coming this week during SenchaCon. Sencha Touch developers can now create HTML5 apps that are nearly indistinguishable from native Cascades apps. Get a free copy of Sencha Architect valued at $399 and a BlackBerry Dev Alpha B device for “Qualified […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct

  So BlackBerry has gone viral with live jam conferences, BlackBerry developers who attend will experience a live video feed that enables them to both see and interact with presenters and other developers! Being a developer myself this is exciting to see and I’m stoked about it! Virtual Conference This interactive virtual conference is custom-designed for […]

Ten Best BlackBerry Development Companies in Canada

The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has named the ten best Blackberry development companies for July 2013. Ten Best Blackberry Development Companies in Canada Named by bestwebdesignagencies.com for July 2013 (PRWEB) July 11, 2013 – The independent authority on web design and development in Canada, bestwebdesignagencies.com, has released their list […]

BlackBerry Adds New Location for BlackBerry Jam Camp

Last month BlackBerry offered student to take part in a developer event called BlackBerry Jam Camp. The students will be able to create a Built for BlackBerry app and get a chance to win either a BlackBerry Z10 or Q10.  The course is a two day event, but students that attend will continue  to get […]

BlackBerry Enterprise Developer Expert Certification Introduced

BlackBerry announced a program called the BlackBerry Certified Builder, which was aimed towards developers and allows developers to be certified once they pass the program.  In addition to this program BlackBerry announced an additional program called the BlackBerry Enterprise Developer Expert.  This new exam will prove that you have the upper echelon of knowledge when […]

Check Out WebWorks “Bootstrap” Sample

BlackBerry has released Built For BlackBerry WebWorks “Bootstrap” sample. The sample makes it easier for BlackBerry 10 app developers to make Built for BlackBerry certified apps. Chad from BlackBerry actually created the sample “to focus more of your time on the functionality of your app, rather than the actual UI and setup.”

Take Vision Mobile’s Survey, Get Entered To Win A BlackBerry Z10

Vision Mobile is looking for app developers to participate in the survey. It’s only 10 minutes long and they are asking questions about app development, platforms and HTML vs. native development. And more specific questions like which platforms generate most revenue?

FlyCraft is now available for BlackBerry Z10

Now that the lucky few, we in the US are still waiting, who have picked up their new BlackBerry 10 device you can pick up FlyCraft! I was lucky enough to get my hands on a prerelease Z10 device and I have the game running on it already! Hit the jump to download this awesome […]

BigHand to Launch Enterprise Dictation App for the New BlackBerry 10 Platform

BigHand to showcase the enterprise legal dictation app on the new BlackBerry 10 platform at LegalTech New York 2013 Chicago, IL, January 23rd, 2013 – BigHand, a global leader in voice productivity technology and workflow digital dictation for the legal marketplace, today announced the launch of BigHand for BlackBerry 10. To coincide with Research In […]

Interview with Co-Founder of Decoding, team building over a dozen HTML5 Games for BB10

I’ve been pals with @ShashwatPradhan and a fan of his apps for awhile now.  Shashwat Pradhan is a tech enthusiast, app developer and avid gamer. Shashwat is also a white hat hacker and a DJ in his free time–while being the co-founder of Decoding ( http://decodingtech.com ) the same ones we told you about that were developing ‘Retro-Style’ […]

RIM Has Updated The Developers UI Guide for BlackBerry 10

So the UI Guide for BlackBerry 10 was updated today with plenty of images. This actually goes with the Gold SDK that was released today. Along with the new images, they have also added guidelines what the new BlackBerry 10 icons look as well as breakdowns of Active Frames design.

NerdBerry Interview with Freelance Designer Andre Weier @Nalindesign

NerdBerry sat down to discuss with up and coming BlackBerry Dev Andre Weier about his recent exposure to the BlackBerry Platform and his experiences transitioning his Flash games to the PlayBook and subsequently BlackBerry 10! We asked 8 questions and got 8 great answers. We talk BlackBerry, BETA opportunities, the launch of Flakes in BlackBerry App World and […]

BlackBerry Developers More Satisfied with RIM!

During the keynote at BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012, Research In Motion released some awesome statistics. All the way back to October 65% BlackBerry developers are satisfied with Research In Motion’s platform for development. Out of that 65%, 57% stated they would recommend BlackBerry 10 a development platform!

BlackBerry Developer Group Balkan Updates Us on Their BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam – Maribor

BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam – 24. NOVEMBER – MARIBOR / FERI Developers show great interest and expectation of BB 10 evolution The BlackBerry 10 Mini Jam developer conference held by BlackBerry Developer Group Balkan at the Maribor Faculty Of Electrical Engineering And Computer Science was attended by more than 200 developers who only wanted to know […]