Older Twitter apps stop functioning as old API is retired

Some of you may have noticed that your Twitter app of choice may have stopped working today.  Now don’t worry this is not an outage, it is in fact related to the fact that Twitter has started retiring their old APIv1 and switching over to the new APIv1.1.  The new API puts some serious limitations […]

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Devs: No Worries, All BlackBerry Q10 Apps Will Run on the BlackBerry Q5

The BlackBerry Q5 is going to be available in soon in the select Global Markets. Applications that devs and you have ported over to BlackBerry 10 are being used and love by all BlackBerry users alike, note that if you or BlackBerry has updated your applications, to the new resolutions, of that of the BlackBerry Q10 there is no work required for […]

Devs: BlackBerry Can Port your Apps to BlackBerry Q10 For You

The BlackBerry Q10 is going to be available in soon in the US and it is already available in the UK as well as Canada and other countries. Applications that devs and you have ported over to BlackBerry 10 are being used and love by all BlackBerry users alike, however your application may not be update to the new […]

Developers can now sign up for early access to Unity BlackBerry Add-On Open Beta

Unity has been working on an add-on that will let developers easily bring their games to BlackBerry 10.  Today Unity has announced that developers can now sign up for early access to the add-on open beta that will be made available to everyone later this spring.  Unity is looking for qualified devs to sign up […]

RIM Kicks Off BlackBerry “App Of The Week” Challenge – First Up The EMEA

Today RIM has announced a new regional challenge they will be running for app developers.  The “App of the Week” challenge will start in the EMEA region and it will provide developers to submit their apps for a chance to win some awesome prizes if they meet all the criteria.

Reminder To Developers – You Only Have Till January 21st To Submit Your Apps For A Chance To Get A Limited Edition BlackBerry 10 Device

RIM posted a reminder this morning to developers that are hoping to get their hands on a limited edition BlackBerry 10 device.  You will need to have your apps submitted to AppWorld by January 21st for your chance at getting the limited edition device.

BlackBerry 10 Port-A-Thon Has Already Seen Over 8,000 Apps Submitted

The BlackBerry 10 Port-A-Thon that is currently under way is showing that developers are wanting to work with BlackBerry 10.  The port-a-thon is running for 36 hours straight and I am sure that there are some very tired developers right now, but that hasn’t stopped them from submitting a large amount of apps.

RIM is holding a Webcast on how to develop BlackBerry 10 apps using Qt

In an effort to supplement existing tools for developers looking to use Qt, RIM will be holding a webcast this week. The webcast will cover multiple topics, as well as provide an opportunity for developers to ask questions of the experts at RIM.

Project Zygote helps BlackBerry 10 Cascades apps open faster

The folks over at the BlackBerry DevBlog have added a new post that will benefit developers working with Cascades for their BlackBerry 10 apps. Developers have been asking for a method to make Cascades apps open faster since May.

RIM posts guidelines for developers looking to port iOS and Android NDK apps to BlackBerry 10

With the launch of BlackBerry 10 getting closer and closer, RIM is doing everything they can to make it easy for developers. Today they have posted the guidelines for how to port iOS and Android NDK apps over to BlackBerry 10.

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!

Devs continue to show how easy it is to port apps over to BlackBerry 10

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.

Developer Momentum for BlackBerry 10 Continues to Grow

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 […]

Devs: Registration now open for the OSBBx bbUI.js Contest

If you are a developer for BlackBerry and plan on releasing an awesome app using the bbUI.js open source framework, there is a contest that you will definitely want to enter.  We originally wrote about the OSBBx Contest a little while ago, but you can now enter as a developer and get your name in […]

RIM’s VP Developer Relations, Alec Saunders is Commitment To BB 10 Devs

RIM’s VP Developer Relations, Alec Saunders has posted the following article on the BlackBerry Dev Blog just the other day. Mr. Saunders and RIM are both very committed to the BlackBerry Developer community and he speaks out on the BlackBerry 10 delay. Over the last twelve months, I hope you’ve all seen the changes in […]

BlackBerry goes to MMMOOO’s HQ

 Here is a great article from the BlackBerry Dev Blog that showcases MMMOOO behind the Scenes at their headquarters. MMMOOO offers a wide range of applications from Revolver Pro – Russian Roulette n BBM™ Connected to Mouth Monster FreeSo be sure to hit the break for more.

RIM lists some of the APIs coming to the BlackBerry 10 SDK in the evolution to Gold status

One of the main points that came out of this years BlackBerry World and BlackBerry 10 Jam is that RIM is dedicated to developers.  We have seen numerous posts done on the BlackBerry DevBlog lately that have provided updated emulators and plans for the new operating system.  In this latest article Tim Neil has detailed what […]

What happens to your Dev Alpha When BB 10 Launches?

For those of you who were lucky enough to get your hands on the Dev Alpha device that RIM was giving out at BB 10 Jam, there has always been that burning question in your mind about what would happen to the device when BB 10 went live.  We now have that answer for you. […]

BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR Beta is now available for download

For all you developers out there that work within Adobe AIR, the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Air Beta is now available for download.  This SDK will allow for easy ports of existing Adobe AIR based apps, and will hopefully help to bulk up the number of BlackBerry 10 apps available at launch time.  While you […]

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 […]