The BlackBerry 10 Experience App Framework for Adobe AIR [VIDEO]

Adobe AIR Development



I’m pleased to announce the BlackBerry 10 Experience App Framework for AIR. If you’re an AIR developer and you’re looking for an easier way to create applications that follow the BlackBerry 10 UI Guidelines, then this is the framework for you. The BlackBerry 10 Experience App Framework for AIR sets up all of the necessities to make it a lot easier to get up and running. Julian Dolce, our AIR SDK team lead did an excellent job creating samples that are chock-full of comments to help guide you in the right direction. This framework is the perfect way to make it easier for you to achieve Built For BlackBerry status when developing with the AIR SDK for BlackBerry 10.

All of the source code for the framework is on GitHub and it includes four samples. One thing to note is that FDT was used to create the samples. If you use Flash Builder instead of FDT I have created a video that will show you how to get everything converted from FDT 5.6 to Flash Builder 4.7.


The four included samples cover how to create:

About Dustin M.

Dustin Malik began his interactive development career at a small mom and pop ISP in Hamilton, Ontario back in 2000 where he was introduced to Flash 5. He continued to pursue his passion for development and caught his break in 2004 when he was hired as a Flash Developer at Research In Motion. Over the next 6 years Dustin contributed to over 300 projects, and in 2010 he took on leadership of the Flash team. He spent the next 2 years managing and mentoring an incredibly talented group with skills in programming, motion graphics, video, audio, art, and 3D. Dustin in now part of the BlackBerry Developer Relations team and does his part to inspire and support developers who are writing apps in HTML5/AIR, and drive their success in BlackBerry App World.

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