Mike KirkupMike Kirkup is the Director for the Developer Relations program at Research In Motion (RIM), which is responsible for managing the technical relationships and programs for RIM’s developer community worldwide. Mike and his team work with RIM’s developer community to provide support and guidance as developers work to integrate their applications to the BlackBerry platform. Mike joined RIM in 2001 as a Security Software Developer in RIM’s Wireless Security Group. As part of the Wireless Securty group, Mike contributed to the development of the BlackBerry Cryptography API, S/MIME and PGP implementations. Mike holds a Masters of Management Science and a Bachelor of Mathematics from the University of Waterloo.
As of today, developers from around the world can apply to participate in our closed beta program for the Native SDK for BlackBerry Tablet OS.
Details about a great BBM Hackathon event taking place in New York City on August 11-12, 2011!
Announcing the availability of a new Adobe® AIR® 2.7 runtime, allowing developers to have full support for Adobe® Flex and Adobe® ActionScript on the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet.
The BlackBerry Developer Challenges for 2011 have just been announced.
We have received quite a few questions about developing BlackBerry® Java®-based and Android® apps and wanted to take the opportunity to share the answers.
The final version of our BlackBerry® Tablet OS SDK for Adobe® AIR® has been released today to coincide with the launch of the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet in North America.
Announcing the launch of the Sencha Touch Web Framework for BlackBerry® 6-enabled touch devices and the upcoming BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet.
We are now accepting speaker, session and topic ideas for BlackBerry® DEVCON 2011, happening October 18-20 in San Francisco, CA.
Two wrap-up videos from BlackBerry® DEVCON Asia 2011, including an overview from Mike Kirkup and a compilation of developers speaking on their DEVCON experience.
Announcing the BlackBerry® Tablet OS simulator, which embeds the full BlackBerry Browser and enables developers to testing their web applications for the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ tablet.