RIM Launches New Developer Tools For BlackBerry Tablet

Research In Motion (RIM) has launched the beta version of the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK for Tablet OS and new services and developer tools for BlackBerry smartphones. The BlackBerry WebWorks platform will allow web and mobile developers to use the SDK in combination with their web development tools of choice to create integrated applications for the… Continue reading RIM Launches New Developer Tools For BlackBerry Tablet

RIM Accepting Apps For PlayBook Tablet

Research In Motion (RIM) said today it has opened its BlackBerry App World vendor portal to begin accepting BlackBerry PlayBook apps from developers. Registered developers who submit a qualifying BlackBerry PlayBook app that is accepted into BlackBerry App World prior to the initial product launch in North America will receive a free BlackBerry PlayBook, subject… Continue reading RIM Accepting Apps For PlayBook Tablet

RIM Announces First Developer Conference In Asia

At times, it can be a bit inconvenient to live off the beaten path, and when it comes to major conferences, people often have to undertake very expensive trips unless they already live in California or New York.  However, RIM’s looking to accommodate a different audience in January by holding its first-ever developer conference in… Continue reading RIM Announces First Developer Conference In Asia

RIM Launches Location Service For Devs

RIM has introduced a new geolocation Locate Service for the BlackBerry Application Platform which is free for developers. The BlackBerry Developer’s Blog offers more details. “Users can be indoors with no GPS coverage, but your app will still be able to guide them to restaurants or points of interest (POI) around them. Although the accuracy… Continue reading RIM Launches Location Service For Devs

RIM Offers New App Tools For Developers

Research in Motion (RIM) released today an updated Java and online-based development tools for the BlackBerry platform. The BlackBerry Java Plug-In for Eclipse v1.1 and the BlackBerry Web Plug-in v2.0 offer new capabilities that make it easier to create feature-rich applications.  The BlackBerry Widget SDK v1.0 and the BlackBerry Java SDK v5.0, which includes more… Continue reading RIM Offers New App Tools For Developers

RIM Exec Warns Of Bandwidth Hogs

The co-CEO of RIM would very much appreciate it if iPhone developers would stop putting out bandwidth-intensive apps.  He’s concerned that all of them are placing (or will soon place) too much of a strain on networks. According to Jonny Evans, Mike Lazaridis specifically said, “If we don’t start conserving that bandwidth, in the next… Continue reading RIM Exec Warns Of Bandwidth Hogs

BlackBerry To Hold Developer Day

Research In Motion (RIM) has announced it will be holding a BlackBerry Developer Day at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday, February 16. RIM says BlackBerry Developer Day at APP Planet is an opportunity to meet and network with developers and architects of BlackBerry solutions. The day will combine keynote speakers with sessions… Continue reading BlackBerry To Hold Developer Day