Tim W.Tim works on the Developer Relations team at BlackBerry, focusing on WebWorks, HTML5, and Open Source.
How fast the time flies. It feels like the kickoff sprint for the UCOSP term was just last week, but the two months have passed already. The students have all finished their contributions for this term, and are now busy with exams. Our final student bloggers both had plenty to say and included some good […]
There are many ways to build BlackBerry WebWorks applications, like the Ripple Emulator, the BlackBerry Graphical Aid, or the command line. Each one has some good use cases, and yet I think there’s room for one more: an Ant build script that can include some pre-processing and will work well with automated builds. Ant has […]
It’s been just over a month since the beginning of the Undergraduate Capstone Open Source Project (UCOSP) project. We’re at the midterm point now, and it’s clear that we’re getting the hang of this whole thing: Github, BlackBerry® WebWorks™, bbUI.js and native extension development. The students have put together three BlackBerry WebWorks extensions for LED, […]
I have always found hardware specs pretty fascinating, so if you are like me, you will be very interested in this blog post. Based on some questions that developers have asked regarding differences between the BlackBerry® 10 Dev Alpha A and Dev Alpha B hardware and other questions about getting SIM cards, we wanted […]
Guest post from Nukul – Ed. We’ve received a lot of requests from developers to be able to build BlackBerry® 10 WebWorks™ directly from GitHub. Before I talk about how to take advantage of this, I would like to explain why it took us so long to get here and what it means for you. […]
This past weekend I participated in the kickoff sprint for a truly remarkable program: The “Undergraduate Capstone Open Source Projects”, or UCOSP. It’s a program offered by Canadian universities, where students contribute to open source projects for course credit. This term there are more than 50 students involved from 19 universities. Six of them – […]
Our good friends from the open source BlackBerry® developer group OSBBx are running a contest this month to promote the creation of open source BlackBerry® WebWorks™ apps made with the bbUI.js framework. This is the framework that shows how to create a native look and feel for BlackBerry applications using web technologies, and is itself […]
Examining a first-time developer’s great effort with the BlackBerry WebWorks platform.
Find out how to get started building Enyo applications with BlackBerry WebWorks.
A beta of BlackBerry Tablet OS 2.1.0 is now available to developers to test with on their devices as well as a simulator.