ShadidApplication Development Consultant at Research In Motion (RIM), Shadid is a developer and more importantly a developer developer. He has been working closely with the dev community to help bring the best BlackBerry® experience to their applications. A key contributor in the Developer Relations team, Shadid is the lead contact for Location Bases Services, Sensors, Bluetooth and Deep Integration of Apps. Working with BlackBerry developers is not just his job but a passion he shares with the BlackBerry developer community.
In this part of the porting series we’re going to cover Location APIs to acquire the geo position of a device. Geo Positioning Integrating geo positioning in your app is a breeze. Speaking at a high level, BlackBerry 10 supports the following positioning sources. Multiple Fixes With only 3 lines of code, you can start […]
Nation, it’s been a while since we last discussed MapView APIs for BlackBerry 10. This time I am back with some news on critical improvements to the APIs. Previously, I talked about how to use the MapView APIs to embed your own layers on top of it. While that was nice and very flexible, it […]
Just wanted to quickly remind everyone that we are going to have great contents on how to achieve deep system integration via invocation framework including the rise of the headless apps. If you are attending BlackBerry Jam Americas 2013, please check out the following sessions. Otherwise, please change your mind and attend. J JAM06 – […]
Beyond any doubt, mapping is one of the most valued features. We get it! With that in mind, we committed to a rich set of mapping APIs for BlackBerry 10. Some of you may have already seen it in our API references for Cascades; some of you may have tried it and, more importantly, provided […]
Here’s a guest post from Adam Parco from our Sensor Algorithms & Services team – Ed. Developing for BlackBerry® has never been faster or easier. We have been working hard to give you the same experience when incorporating sensors into your game or application. With the release of Beta 3, we have added complete support for […]
BlackBerry® apps have always been known for their ability to deeply integrate with core applications as well as with other third-party apps. With BlackBerry® 10, we are taking that experience to the next level with our Invocation Framework. It enables one application to request another to perform a specific task. For example, BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™) […]
Examining some of the highlights of developing for the BlackBerry platform using Cascades.
Find out how to integrate your app with social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Announcing the launch of the Wi-Fi® geolocation service, a further enhancement to our Cell-site geolocation service.
Announcing an abstraction to the Location API that simplifies getting location fixes in different modes, as well as optimizes battery usage.