Category Archives: Cascades
Continuing our BlackBerry Jam Unplugged series, we’ve now posted the latest episode which gives a little more information around the future of the Cascades UI Framework. We’ll be posting videos as part of this series leading up to BlackBerry Jam Americas in Orlando in order to give some more background surrounding the topics that we’ll […]
You can now check out the latest video in the BlackBerry Jam Unplugged series, where we give some more insight around our considerations for upcoming headless applications on BlackBerry 10.
With the release of the Gold BlackBerry 10.1 SDK, we wanted to touch base on some of the updates when it comes to OLED displays. For one, the default theme for an OLED BlackBerry 10 device display is the dark theme which reduces burn-in and also reduces power consumption. There will also be additional color […]
In this part of the series on porting BlackBerry Java applications to BlackBerry 10 using Cascades, we’ll examine the user interface.. Let’s take a side by side look at the UI components in both frameworks. The Cascades framework is a rich and powerful modern UI framework build on top of the Qt application framework. The […]
Multimedia on BlackBerry 7 was based on the multimedia JSR (135). There were a lot of limitations regarding supported formats, how many sounds could be played at the same time, and even what worked on which device. In BlackBerry 10, there are a wide range of supported codecs, containers, and protocols. For video, we recommend […]
You’ve heard it from us before that porting applications to BlackBerry 10 is easy. Some have even done it in 36 hours or less! One of the most compelling reasons to bring your applications to our platform is that developers do not have to spend time learning a complete new set of skills to get […]
Guest post from Shadab R. – Ed. Many applications require the Menu UI component. This is the global menu within the app which is visible when the user swipes down on the top edge of the screen. It is the place to keep global ActionItem objects like Info, Settings or Help. However, it is […]
Guest post from Kizito – Ed. Qt developers often ask the following questions: Is there a porting guide to help me port my Qt apps to BlackBerry 10? What about porting Qt Quick to BlackBerry 10? How do I configure Qt Creator for BlackBerry 10? The good news has arrived: you now have a porting […]
Check out my interview with Kyle Fowler, lead developer for the BlackBerry 10 Foursquare app. Kyle talks about his BlackBerry Jam Europe session “Sharing your Content with Social Networks: Walkthrough” and why content is easily shared on the BlackBerry 10 platform.