Scoreloop to shutdown on Dec 1st, 2014

Way back in June of 2011 BlackBerry acquired Scoreloop, now they are sending out notifications that on December 1st 2014 Scoreloop will shutdown. “Scoreloop provides everything you need to add social elements to any game. From developers to brands, operators and OEMs, Scoreloop’s social gaming ecosystem and SDK creates instant communities and connections, and new […]

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BlackBerry announces BlackBerry Tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta

BlackBerry has just released an update to their tools for Android Development 2.0.2 Beta! The announcement came via the BlackBerry Developer Blog and brings tons of new goodies for all you developers out there! Check out what they had to say on the update below. Back in October, we announced the availability of the second […]

Devs: BlackBerry Cancels BlackBerry Jam Europe in 2014

As BlackBerry is going through the transitional period of a new CEO and investments to support and maintain the company, BlackBerry has decided to cancel BlackBerry Jam Europe in 2014. Thanks for your ongoing interest in our BlackBerry® Jam events. We’re writing today to let you know that we are taking some time to reevaluate our current […]

Upcoming Webinars From BlackBerry And Sencha

BlackBerry and Sencha have partnered up to bring a 3 part development webcast series later on this month. Both BlackBerry and Sencha are hoping this will encourage developers to use Sencha for developing apps. The purpose of the webinars and the hopeful outcome , is that developers will gain insight into the BlackBerry 10 development […]

Snappy, A Native BlackBerry 10 SnapChat Client App Coming Soon

Surge Co. Apps tweeted the teaser photo above. They are making a SnapChat client app, called “Snappy” for BlackBerry 10. No other information about the app is currently available. According to the Twitter account, there may be another teaser photo tonight. Keep an eye on Surge Co apps Twitter account for updates on the app, […]

BlackBerry Jam Direct – Virtual Conference Coming August 14th

BlackBerry’s BlackBerry Jam Virtual Conference is all about BlackBerry 10.2 SDK. Since it’s virtual, anyone can attend. They are covering a lot of ground on UI Framework and new features like QNX Momentics IDE. It’s happening August 14th 2pm-5pm EST. And as always, there will be chances to ask questions. By attending, you’ll be among […]

How to sideload to your BlackBerry 10 and PlayBook using Wifi

I have saw alot of post about how to use DDPB through your wifi and not a USB cable. So here’s a quick tutorial on how to do it. These are the steps : 1. Put the BlackBerry10 or PB in Developer Mode. 2. Find IP Address of your device or Playbook (NOT the IP […]

Sencha Touch 2.2 Gets Released

Sencha Touch is now at v2.2 with new features. When Sencha Touch 2.1.1 was released, a BlackBerry 10 theme had been added. With the new updates, it’s much easier for developers to make BlackBerry 10 apps.

Press Release: QT Enhances BlackBerry 10 Platform Tools

QT has made their BlackBerry 10 Platform tools even better. Read on for the Press Release. Qt application & UI development framework helps developers create visually rich user experiences for BlackBerry 10 February 19, 2013 — Qt developers have an unparalleled opportunity to bring their applications and work to the new BlackBerry 10 platform, Digia […]

Count.ly Realtime Mobile App Analytics Released For BlackBerry 10

Count.ly Realtime Mobile App Analytics keeps track of what your app is doing. This is a good tool for developers to see how their app is performing daily. The Dashboard is the main feature which keeps multiple stats in one place, easily accessible.

Texture Compression And GPUs On BlackBerry 10

We received an email regarding the Texture Compression and GPUs on BlackBerry 10. This info is important for any developers for are making games for BlackBerry World. There are links to detailed instructions to make your game fully functional, as you will need to repackage the game. If you do not follow the specifications then […]

Alec Saunders Shows How The Built For BlackBerry Program Works

Alec Saunders is making it easier for developers to understand the criteria for the Built For BlackBerry program. Some people didn’t completely understand what kind of apps qualified so Alec used FancyTran as the example of what they are looking for.

BlackBerry Experience Forum For BlackBerry 10 Starts In February

The Blackberry Experience Forum is intended for BlackBerry 10 and BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 and the attendees get to see hands on demos and discussions. Starting in Toronto on February 4th, the Experience will make its way around the world. There should be one near you.

Android Runtime For BlackBerry 10 Gold Released

Rim has finally released the Gold release of the BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps and Plug-in for Android Development Tools for BlackBerry 10. New API support and major features for BlackBerry 10 include: Calendar Event Creation – Intent support to create a calendar event using the native BlackBerry 10 app. Camera and Camera Flash API […]

Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon Comes December 14th

So it’s now called Blackberry 10 Port-A-Thon but that doesn’t really come as a surprise considering what is going down next month. Starting on Dec 14th, for 36 hours, there will be a porting party. Port your app from another OS to Blackberry 10. And the best part is, you don’t have to go anywhere […]

RIM Wants You Showcase Your bbUI.js WebWorks Apps On GitHub

@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.

More reasons to register for BlackBerry Jam Asia!

BlackBerry Jam Asia 2012 is right around the corner, happening it just 30 short days that will be held in Bangkok, Thailand! If you have yet to get registered for this event, RIM has included a few more reason for you to jump on board for the jam session including Pre-event training courses, exclusive Market Insights session, and […]

Appesque is investing in BlackBerry 10

Appesque is a mobile development agency that’s primary focus is building native apps for various platforms like iOS, Android and BlackBerry 7. They’ve written up a piece on their website explaining why they are investing in BlackBerry 10. What’s interesting about the piece is that they are jumping into BB10 developement even through the platform […]

Blackberry Dev Relations Team Find Help In Your Area

RIM has put together a section of their Dev Relations team and you can see what their position is and a little bio. It’s a helpful layout too because if you are a developer and you want help in a specific field, you could possibly get in contact with them.

Tutorial On How To Add NFC Support For A Blackberry 10 App

This tutorial was taken from the Blackberry blogs. The guys have graciously put the steps together to make it easier for you to add NFC Support for a Blackberry 10 app. The tutorial is long but worth it! hit the break for the full tutorial