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

About BlackBerry

BlackBerry is a mobile-native software and services company dedicated to securing the Enterprise of Things. BlackBerry Secure software provides the embedded intelligence for the Enterprise of Things so that the Internet of Things can thrive. BlackBerry holds 80+ security certifications and approvals, the most of any mobile vendor. We hold the top position in all six categories of Gartner’s high-security mobility management study. We are ranked among the top 10% of all cybersecurity providers. All G7 governments and 15 of G20 are BlackBerry customers. BlackBerry Unified Endpoint Management (UEM) software is the most widely deployed among Fortune 500 companies.

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  • Alexander Ramirez

    The 2009 developer conference links are not working 😦

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