BlackBerry Developer Certification 101 – BCX-810 Developing Applications for the BlackBerry Solution (Cheat Sheet)

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Did you ace the practice quiz? Below you’ll find links to some great BlackBerry® Developer Zone resources and also information on relevant 2009 BlackBerry® Developer Conference sessions that will help you to brush up your skills.

If you’re not attending the BlackBerry Developer Conference you can find out more information about becoming a BlackBerry Certified Application Developer including exam guides, certification procedures and suggested training at the BlackBerry Certification Program web site.

Section 1 – BlackBerry Device Capabilities

Website: BlackBerry Smartphone Features
Video: Introduction to BlackBerry Development
Video: Introduction to BlackBerry® Java® Development
Video: Introduction to Web Development

Section 2 – Infrastructure for BlackBerry

Doc: Managing Wireless Data Transport on BlackBerry – Part 1
Doc: Push applications – for the BlackBerry® Enterprise Server – Development Guide
Knowledge Base: What Is – Different ways to make an HTTP or socket connection
Knowledge Base: What is – Network Diagnostic Tool
Video: Network Transports
Video: Introduction to the BlackBerry Push API
Video: Developing BlackBerry Push Applications for the Enterprise

Section 3 – High Level Application Design

Doc: UI Guidelines 2.3
Video: Best Practices for Mobile Development
BlackBerry Developer Webinar: BlackBerry Java Development Tools

Section 4 – BlackBerry Simulation Tools

Video – Introduction to BlackBerry Simulators
Video: How to Simulate GPS Functionality
Video: Introduction to the BlackBerry MDS Simulator
Video: Introduction to the Email Services Simulator
Video: Connecting the BlackBerry Simulator to a BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Blog: How-to Set up a Lightning Fast BlackBerry Smartphone Simulator Blog Post

Section 5 – BlackBerry Security

Website: BlackBerry Code Signing
Tutorials: A Tutorial: A60 How and When to Sign
Blog: Explaining BlackBerry Security for Developers: IT Policy
Blog: Explaining BlackBerry Security for Developers: Application Control
Video: Deploying and Signing Applications in the BlackBerry JDE Plug-in for Eclipse
Video: How to Handle Security Prompts

Section 6 – Deployment

Doc: Deploying BlackBerry Applications
Website: BlackBerry App World Vendor Support web site
Tutorial: A70 How to Deploy and Distribute Applications
Video: How Do I Use Javaloader?
Video: Over-the-air Push via BlackBerry Enterprise Server
Video: BlackBerry Application Web Loader
Video: BlackBerry Smartphone Over-the-air Download By User
Video: BlackBerry® Desktop Manager

Section 7 – Development Tools

Website: Java Application Development Tools and Downloads
Website: Web Development Tools and Downloads
Video: How to Debug Your BlackBerry JDE Application

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  • Alexander Ramirez

    The 2009 developer conference links are not working 😦

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