Mobile LinkIn the above video Alex Kinsella from Inside BlackBerry Dev Blog, gets us up-to-date on what is happening in the developer world. During the video above you will hear him mention that more information surrounding the Limited Edition BlackBerry 10 Developer phone will be released this week!
Getting the word out about BlackBerry 10 and app development for the new OS is essential now. And bringing the awesomeness of BlackBerry 10 to the world is the object of the BlackBerry 10 Jams. This time two BlackBerry 10 Jams are headed to the Middle East this December. Qatar and Kuwait are getting the two [...]
Mobile Link Pinoy developers hacked their way through 40 hours of non-stop coding in what marked as BlackBerry’s first simultaneous regional hackathon. Held October 12-14, 2012, BlackBerry JamHack 2012 — Manila kicked off at the Alphaland Southgate Mall in Makati and was participated by twenty eight teams.
There is no doubt that augmented reality apps like Wikitude brought something new and exciting to the BlackBerry platform. With BlackBerry 10 we are hoping to see further progression on the augmented reality front, and the Wikitude will help developers get there. The BlackBerry Dev Blog has put together some of the best links and [...]
While the title sounds a bit brash hear me out. RIM could have struck up a deal with Android/Google to give us support to Google Play Store on our PlayBooks. Instead they built in a half-ass Dalvik runtime that essentially emulates the Android environment. Why? We know RIM is tracking the source of Android and is planning [...]
Back in May RIM talked out their developer $10,000 guarantee. And low and behold true to their word the Built For BlackBerry site has gone live. It’s simple. Just create a BlackBerry 10 app and get it approved through the Built for BlackBerry program. If you earn a minimum of $1,000 USD on your app over 12 months [...]
Research In Motion has opened registration for BlackBerry Jam Europe! BlackBerry Jam Europe will take place in Amsterdam on 5-6 February, 2013 in Amsterdam! BlackBerry® Jam Europe is an unprecedented showcase for BlackBerry development and is where you can get everything you need to build outstanding apps for the upcoming BlackBerry® 10 platform.
We have seen numerous accounts of developers porting their apps over to BlackBerry 10, and doing so with ease. Well it looks like a few more devs are doing some work bringing over some Harmattan/Symbian Qt/QML apps to the BlackBerry ecosystem.
If you have been wondering as to where in the world the next BlackBerry 10 Hackathon was going to take place, the answer is Greece. It has now been announced that the next Hackathon will be taking place on december 8th, 2012 at the Athens War Museum (pictured above).
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, [...]
Back in September RIM started the Marmalade SDK offer, you got Marmalade and a Playbook. Well apparently lots of people thought that was a good deal and RIM couldn’t keep up with the demand. Now it has ended.
For all you BlackBerry developers in Southeastern Europe RIM has decided to host a BlackBerry Mini Jam. The event will be taking place in Slovenia and will be held on November 24th in the premises of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (FERI) in Maribor. This will be a great opportunity for developers to [...]
We already know RIM’s plans for the major apps to be on Blackberry 10. Thorsten Heins has provided proof of who is on board with the snapshot to the left. These are all the developers/companies that agreed to be on this slide and are developing their apps that he presented at Blackberry Jam.
There have been numerous BlackBerry Jam Sessions throughout the world now, and we continue to see some amazing developers and products come out of them. The latest event to take place in Latin America was held in Rio de Janeiro, and with the help of a little Red Bull for energy the developers on hand [...]
Research In Motion has posted a very cool “How to” on submitting your BlackBerry 10 applications into App World on the Developer Blog. We also recived an email from RIM with the following information: Amidst trumpet fanfare and rising anticipation, the commercial release of BlackBerry® 10 devices is right around the corner (slated for first [...]
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VisionMobile has put on a survey which “investigates developer mindshare, revenues, market challenges, and benchmarks the top developer tools, from ad networks to user analytics.” Fill out the survey and you are automatically entered to win a Playbook 4G or a Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha Device. There are 3 other prizes you can win, but [...]
With the launch of BlackBerry 7 one of the coolest things we started to see what the inclusion of augmented reality into the platform. The main app that provided us with augmented reality at the get go was Wikitude, and with the Wikitude for BlackBerry 10 SDK being made available to BlackBerry 10 developers we [...]
Mobile Link Join Application Development Consultant Shadid Haque on the Native track for this session on developing a BlackBerry 10 Native app from start to finish.
Application developers continue to choose BlackBerry 10 as a target platform for their applications Waterloo, ON – During the BlackBerry Jam Americas conference in San Jose this week, Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM; TSX: RIM) showcased the power of the BlackBerry 10 platform and demonstrated the key differentiators that developers are leveraging to create [...]
It seems like someone has been up to a little hacking on the BlackBerry PlayBook today. As you can see from the photos it appears that a few developers have been able to get BlackBerry 10 apps running on the PlayBook.