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.
Today is the launch of the Gold version of the BlackBerry 10 SDK for Adobe AIR. Thank you to everyone that has been helping us test it so far! For a full list of API updates and fixes, please head over to the release notes. Below are some of the benefits of using the gold […]
Flash® Builder® 4.7 has been released by Adobe®. Flash Builder 4.7 is a complimentary update from Flash Builder 4.5/4.6. This release introduces new development features and enhancements, provides support for the new Apache Flex SDK and the new ActionScript Compiler 2.0. The BlackBerry SDK for Adobe AIR has support for Flash Builder 4.7 but developers […]
Speaking of porting, don’t forget our 36 hour The BlackBerry Got Game Port-a-Thon starts tomorrow! Check out this post for details and how you can get some awesome rewards for porting apps to BlackBerry® 10. – Ed. The BlackBerry® 10 SDK for Adobe® AIR® has been created to make it easier for you to create Adobe […]
After a day of experimenting with what it’s like to develop a BlackBerry® 10 application for the first time, the team here in Mississauga has made some discoveries on what we can improve to make things easier for developers. Here are some of our key findings for the day from the Adobe® AIR® side: The […]
We have our team assembled here in Mississauga, Ontario ready to start experiencing what it is to be an AIR developer for BlackBerry® 10. We will be wearing the hats of a developer that uses Flash Builder, one that uses Powerflasher FDT, and one that has a game already built using Flash Professional and would […]
In addition to developing applications with Adobe® Flash® Builder®, the BlackBerry® 10 SDK beta for Adobe® AIR® also gives you the option to integrate with FDT 5. FDT 5 is a flexible development toolkit in Eclipse™ for interactive developers. In my personal experience, FDT has a great work flow. The advanced refactoring capabilities, ASDoc support, […]