Building Apps for BlackBerry PlayBook and BlackBerry Smartphones using BlackBerry WebWorks

Adam Stanley (Research In Motion)
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Join this session to explore the exciting development possibilities of the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK for PlayBook. Learn how to use CSS3, HTML5 and JavaScript WebWorks APIS to transform your existing web assets into a BlackBerry Super App! This session will demonstrate how to use the BlackBerry® WebWorks SDK to combine the power of standardized Web technologies with the benefits and capabilities of the BlackBerry platform such as custom in-application menus, reading and writing data to the SDCard, integrating the application with PIM data from the Calendar and Contacts applications, and leveraging BlackBerry® Push). Attendees will also learn how to take their BlackBerry WebWorks application from the BlackBerry Smartphone over to BlackBerry Playbook, leveraging common integration methods and how to implement must have application features.

We will cover:

  • Getting started – installing and setting up the development tools
  • Building your first app – understanding how to use and troubleshoot the development tools to create a “Hello World” application
  • Leveraging existing Web Assets – transforming remote web content into a standalone application (e.g. HTML5 or Flash game).
  • Integrating with the PlayBook – discuss various HTML5 and WebWorks APIs that let you build integrated device functionality into your app.
  • Tips & Tricks (Best Practices) – how best to design your WebWorks app to support both the Smartphone and PlayBook with the same code
  • Deployment – code signing, App World distribution
  • Q&A

This session is sponsored by RIM

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Adam Stanley

Research In Motion

Adam Stanley is an Application Development Consultant at Research In Motion. As a member of the Developer Relations Team, Adam supports the efforts of the public BlackBerry developer community, as well as Independent Software Vendors (ISVs), who specialize in producing applications based on web technologies. Adam’s development background consists of a degree in Computer Science and work in web development for both the insurance and technical support industries. Adam is very excited about RIM’s adoption of the powerful WebKit browser rendering engine as well as the recent announcement to make the BlackBerry WebWorks Application Platform an Open Source project. Both of these initiatives offer web developers better opportunities to leverage the full capabilities of community-driven JavaScript frameworks such as jQuery. Adam looks forward to participating with the community in these initiatives in order to help push the boundaries of what is capable on the mobile web.

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Pramila Thakur
04/11/2011 1:25am PDT


Can you please let me know who can I contact when I have some development issues.

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