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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 […]
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 […]
Guest post from Roberto S. – Ed. In Part 2 of this series, we would like to introduce BlackBerry Java developers to what has changed with respect to application lifecycle in BlackBerry 10, and what you should be aware of when you port this aspect of your application to Cascades. All BlackBerry 10 applications have […]
With all the excitement around BlackBerry 10 launch, one key request from our developer community is how to bring your existing BlackBerry Java applications to BlackBerry 10. As always, we at RIM developer relations constantly strive to break any barriers for developers. Starting today, we will be publishing a series of blog posts specifically designed […]
Calling all Java® developers: We have some news regarding the BlackBerry® Java® Plug-in for Eclipse™! We are pleased to announce a new Open Source project for the BlackBerry development platform. While we have stopped SDK work on BlackBerry® 7 OS, we’ve decided to make the source code open for all those developers using the Java […]
Examining some of the highlights of developing for the BlackBerry platform using Cascades.
Demonstrating the best ways to internationalize your BlackBerry WebWorks application.
Find out how to integrate your app with social networks like Facebook and Twitter.