RIM Joins Application Developers Alliance, Sends Email To Registrants

RIM sent an email letting developers know that they had joined the Application Developers Alliance. The ADA is actually fairly new, only having started January 2012 with AT&T being the biggest company associated with them. Check out the email summary below: The Application Developers Alliance is the voice of the development industry. We’ve joined the […]

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 […]

RIM Has Served Up 5,000 Blackberry 10 Dev Alpha Devices to Developers!

Since the Blackberry Jam tour has began, RIM has been pushing for developers to step up the plate to get Blackberry 10 ready in its final release a full blown OS with an extensive quantity of it application ecosystem. More and more devs are jumping on board to get a taste of what developing for RIM can be like. During the Blackberry Jam sessions RIM allow developer to […]

RIM Releases Some Stats From the BB 10 Jam Tour

Today RIM released some of the stats from the BB 10 Jam tour that has been occurring  all over the world.  Most of these stats have been compiled using data from the beginning leg of the North American Tour.  Hit the break for the details. They shared some of the details from the show as […]

BlackBerry Jam World Tour Heads to New York and Toronto Next Week

RIM just sent us the following information on the BlackBerry Jam World Tour heading to  New York and Toronto Next Week. Here is what they had to say: The BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour comes to New York and Toronto the week of June 18th to give developers the opportunity to learn more about the […]

Devs: RIM is Looking to Hire Two JavaScript Developers in Ontario

If you are a developer in Mississauga, Ontario and are looking for a new job you may want to listen up! RIM is currently on the prowl for two positions, Team Lead, BlackBerry WebWorks  and Software Developer, Web Runtime Engine. Adam Stanley from RIM’s developer relations team made it a point to let everyone know that RIM has […]

iOS apps running on the BlackBerry PlayBook thanks to Emulator

When you think of the BlackBerry PlayBook you obviously think about how RIM has allowed for Android apps to be used on the tablet.  Now we never thought that we would see iOS apps running on anything other than an Apple mobile device, but apparently someone forgot to mention this fact to one developer.  There […]

BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK and Ripple Emulator updated

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 […]

BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour Adds Even More Cities – Montreal, Cape Town, Dubai, Bangalore and Sao Paulo!

RIM recently announced the BlackBerry 10 Jam World Tour at BlackBerry 10 Jam in Orlando Florida. The World Tour is in place for developers that did not get the chance to attend BlackBerry 10 Jam in Orlando. RIM has updated the list of cities that will host the BlackBerry 10 Jam tour yet again to […]

Alec Saunders VP of Developer Relations for RIM Gets Interviewed at MobileMonday

VP of Developer Relations for RIM, Alec Saunders recently attended the MobileMonday event in Kuningan, South Jakarta. Mr. Saunders was in attendance to entice more Indonesian developers to develop for BlackBerry 10. While there Mr. Saunders was interview by the Jakarta Globe. The interview is defiantly worth reading so hit the break and take a […]

RIM updates their bbUI.js HTML5 Framework to v0.9.2

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 […]

BlackBerry 10 Titanium Appcelerator Cloud Services Coming in the Fall

In the midst of BlackBerry world, Appcelerator made the announcement that they had the intent of bringing Titanium to BlackBerry 10, but the official release date has been unknown. Right now, with all of the amazing progress that is currently underway, their estimated launch date is fall of 2012.

BlackBerry 10 Jam Keynote video now available

For those of us that were not able to attend BlackBerry World or BlackBerry 10 Jam the keynote videos are always nice to watch.  The BlackBerry 10 Jam keynote with Alec Saunders is now available and ready for your viewing pleasure.  If you are a developer and were unable to attend the conference you should […]

BlackBerry 10 Jam interview with Jeff Bacon of bitHeads

During BlackBerry 10 Jam the Inside BlackBerry DevBlog went around and got some one-on-one interviews with some of the developers to get their views and opinions on BB10 and the PlayBook OS. The latest video posted is an interview with Jeff Bacon, the Director of Mobile Strategy for bitHeads, and he shared his thoughts on developing for […]

BlackBerry DevBlog details two possible updates for bringing native SDK PlayBook apps to BB10

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 […]

Blackberry 10 Device Prototype Able To Make Calls

At Blackberry 10 Jam, developers were given a Blackberry 10 device prototype. It contains a modified Playbook OS (Dev Alpha), but a closed front end. It shouldn’t be able to make calls but it can!

BlackBerry 10 BBM App Wireframes show off Cascades implementation

One of the most exciting things to come out of BlackBerry 10 Jam were the many demos nf previews of how Cascades are going to be used in the BlackBerry 10 development.  Now of course one of the most important apps in a communication driven device is the native app, in this case BBM.  We […]

Xtreme Labs discuss building apps with Cascades at BlackBerry 10 Jam

We have yet another video for you from BlackBerry 10 Jam that shows off the power that Cascades and BlackBerry 10 are going to bring to the end user.  In this video we have Dave Protasowski, Principal Engineer and Sina Sojoodi, Principal, Product Development from Xtreme Labs Inc. showing off their AccuWeather app tat they developed […]

BlackBerry PlayBook OS 2.1 coming soon

As expected we for some news about the PlayBook 2.1 OS update at BlackBerry World. RIM announced that a developer build of the OS will be coming sometime around the end of the month, will a full release coming at the beginning of the summer.

BlackBerry Jam 10 brings some much needed developer focus, and some nice bonuses as well

After the Keynote today at BlackBerry World the next big thing was the kickoff of BlackBerry Jam 10.  This was the place to be if you are a BlackBerry developer as Alec Saunders, Vice President Developer Relations and Ecosystem Development at Research In Motion, introduced some new stuff BB10 as well as giving us some of […]