New England BlackBerry Developer Group Recap


Last week, I was able to speak at the inaugural meetup of the New England Developer Group in Boston, MA. It was a great event where I provided an in-depth look at the concept of Super Apps and how developers can take advantage of the capabilities of the BlackBerry® platform.

After the presentation, I opened the floor to any question from the audience, and we had a lively discussion around a variety of topics. We covered everything from BlackBerry App World™ (discussion of new billing models such as carrier and credit card billing in the future) to enhancements to our tooling (fast simulator support removing the need to reset received a round of applause). I was excited by both the types of the questions and the excitement in the community around the work we are doing to enhance the platform. I am looking forward to hearing about the success of the next meetup!

If you are considering running your own local Developer Group, you can find more information here, or read more about how the New England BlackBerry Developer Group got off the ground right here at the BlackBerry Developer’s Blog.

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  • inteist

    More detailed summaries of the meetup by attendees are available
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  • SoftArtisans Team

    Thanks, Mike, for coming out for this event. We are already considering how we can build some of what you told us about into our BlackBerry/SharePoint integration product, SilverDust, the make it more of a “Super App”. It was great to meet you and it was our pleasure for SoftArtisans to be able to host this event. We're looking forward to the next meeting.

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