BlackBerry held a webcast for their developers today, updating them about developing for the upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 OS. Developers will be pleased to know that they can now target the BlackBerry Passport.
BlackBerry continued their developer support with the release of new sdk’s and a simulator, to go hand in hand with the Developer OS released yesterday.
In the latest BlackBerry 10.3 simulator, developers can now test out the touch-enabled keyboard feature of the BlackBerry Passport. To trt it out, open up the BlackBerry 10.3 simulator controller and select the Touch Area control.
The BlackBerry Passport comes with a 1440 x 1440 screen resolution which is [...]
We told you earlier how BlackBerry will be dropping the Adobe AIR runtime for the BlackBerry 10 OS and BlackBerry has now just published an update to their public roadmap.
Here’s what upcoming features won the Native runtime, Android runtime, and WebWorks roadmaps.Native OpenMax Pro Voice Design Units New Asset Selector New Layout App Colorization List Rearrange 64-bit Support Pretty Painters Card Templates WebWorks Enhanced Tooling Headless Apps Work Perim. Debug APIs Android Runtime Runtime Update Accounts Bluetooth LE NFC Share Framework V2 Tooling Update
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BlackBerry have released the BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK 2.0 for developers. There are a number of UI and User Experience (UX) improvements over the Beta. The left hand navigation menu is clearer and will focus on the currently active project. In general, small enhancements should lend a cleaner and more intuitive experience to the tool.
Finally, BlackBerry have delivered Linux support in the sdk. The official supported flavor of Linux is Ubuntu 12, both 32 and 64bit versions.
With this release, you are now able to add and remove plugins for your project from the GUI tool. To add a plugin, just input the plugin id in the edit box and hit “Add Plugin.” There is even an [...]
BlackBerry just released the new webworks sdk 220.127.116.11 beta and I always try to get it working on linux as fast as I can.
The new sdk is a major change from the earlier versions of the sdk.
Previously it was based on pure html5 and now it is based off the Apache cordova project.
Getting this to work on Linux was quite a challenge but I have now got the sdk running on linux but it needs testing. Think of this as a beta of the sdk beta.
We need BlackBerry developers to be able to use Linux, so feedback is crucial.
You can download it from my Github repository here.
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