Tag Archives: BlackBerry 7
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 […]
Networking in BlackBerry 7 OS was based on the Connector.open() paradigm, where you would specify the protocol and transport in the connection string (“http://www.example.com;deviceside=true”), and get back a Connection object of a certain type (HttpConnection, for example). Networking in BlackBerry 10 is done through the QNetwork module. You no longer need to worry about transport […]
Amongst the many interesting things I’m lucky enough to get involved with in my role on the RIM® Developer Relations team, Near Field Communications (NFC) has become very much center stage for me over the last year. Some readers of this post may be familiar with the NFC-related articles and code samples that I’ve co-authored […]
On October 4th at 10:00 AM EST, we kick off the first in a series of webinars on the subject of Near Field Communications (NFC). NFC is in the media a lot these days, but usually in the context of contact-less mobile payment solutions. Through our series of webinars, we plan to explain and demonstrate […]
Find out how to integrate your app with social networks like Facebook and Twitter.
Introducing a new simulator and specs for the upcoming BlackBerry 9220 smartphone.
The third and final part in our series on modifying BlackBerry Theme Builder to create BlackBerry 7 OS themes.
Part 2 of our three-part series on how to modify BlackBerry Theme Builder to create themes for BlackBerry 7 OS devices.
The first part in a three-part blog post series about how to use BlackBerry Theme Studio 6 to build themes for BlackBerry 7 OS devices.
Learn more about code signing, why we do it and what benefits it has for developers.