Creating A WebIcon; :: BlackBerry Application Development Tutorial; (Part-4)

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Hello All;
Hope enjoying the world around you;

Surprised;?? I know; After a long time im here writing a tutorial on blackberry development; It is a requested tutorial, asked by some developers few days back; So here it is;

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RIM Launches BlackBerry Desktop Manager for Mac Users

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Finally RIM launches BlackBerry desktop manager for Mac users. This new software makes it easy to sync data between Mac applications and BlackBerry smartphones.

Waterloo, ON – Research In Motion (RIM) (NASDAQ: RIMM, TSX: RIM) has exciting news for Mac® users that want an easy and reliable solution that syncs their contacts, calendar appointments, tasks and notes with their BlackBerry® smartphones. A new version of the BlackBerry® Desktop Manager software has been developed specifically for Mac users. The new desktop software is scheduled to be available for free download from

The new BlackBerry Desktop Manager software allows Mac users to smoothly and seamlessly sync data from Mac applications like iCal®, Address Book, Microsoft® Entourage® and others, as well as add and remove applications, schedule automatic backups, encrypt backup files and install software updates for their BlackBerry smartphone.

BlackBerry Desktop Manager Software also integrates BlackBerry Media Sync, enabling Mac users to sync their iTunes® music collections with their BlackBerry smartphone*. From within the BlackBerry Desktop Manager software, users simply select the desired iTunes playlists and the music, including song information and album art, is quickly transferred onto their BlackBerry smartphone.

BlackBerry Desktop Manager software is designed to run on Mac computers with Mac OS 10.5.5 and higher and supports BlackBerry smartphones running BlackBerry OS 4.2 and higher.

* Certain music files may not be supported, including files that contain digital rights management technologies

Key features that will be released with the first build include:

  • Sync your iTunes® playlists, calendars, contacts, notes and tasks
  • Add/Remove applications
  • Update your device when new software becomes available
  • Backup and restore your device data with such features like automatically scheduled backups and optional encryption (security is #1 as always…)
  • Manage multiple devices
  • It will support Mac® OS 10.5.5 and above.

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BlackBerry Application Development Tutorial (Part-3)

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Hello All;

I wish you receive this post in the best of everything.

This is the 3rd part of BlackBerry Application Development Tutorial series. first of all, accept my apology for posting this post so late. I was busy in some other projects  and hence couldn’t find enough time to compose it. I delayed this task for this weekend and now its read for you.
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Widget SDK Released for BlackBerry

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Research In Motion (RIM) has announced the BlackBerry Widget SDK to enable third-party application developers to build rich, integrated applications for BlackBerry smartphones using common web technologies. With the BlackBerry blackberry-bold-reviews[1]Widget SDK, developers can build web-based applications for BlackBerry smartphones with advanced features and functionality, a capability only previously available for BlackBerry applications written in Java.

A BlackBerry Widget uses the BlackBerry Browser engine to render an application’s UI using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Developers are able to use existing web content to create BlackBerry Widgets and extend the capabilities of their web applications using BlackBerry Widget APIs. Using the BlackBerry Widget APIs, developers can, for example, create seamless interaction between a widget and the BlackBerry email and calendar applications, create widgets with the ability to view or edit files and documents stored on the smartphone, access location-based services or the media player, and more. Developers can also take advantage of RIM’s push technology, enabling dynamic widgets that can run in the background and provide proactive alerts to users in a timely manner.

“BlackBerry Widgets open up a world of opportunities for developers to build and bring to market web applications for BlackBerry smartphones that offer advanced, integrated functionality and an always-on user experience,” says RIM’s Alan Brenner. “We are very excited by the prospects of this new widget development platform which combines the ease of development of standard web languages with the rich functionality of Java development.”

Support for BlackBerry Widgets will be available on BlackBerry smartphones that run BlackBerry OS 5.0, which will include an enhanced BlackBerry Browser with support for Gears, SQLite, and the BlackBerry Widget APIs.

BlackBerry Widgets can be easily distributed over-the-air, via BlackBerry App World storefront, or through BlackBerry Enterprise Server in corporate environments.

BlackBerry Application Development Tutorial (Part-2)

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Hello All;

Hope that everything is going good …

Today I’m going to tell some basics requirement to start your BlackBerry application development. Today you will build your system with all necessary tools and will be ready to write your first program for blackberry … don’t think about hello world … we will use some other name
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BlackBerry Application Development :: Introduction

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rim-blackberry-bold-smartphoneHello All.
hope everything is going good ….. this is 2nd day of eid and I’m building my system after switching back to Windows XP from Windows Vista Home Premium … thanks Allah my notebook is now running smoothly … right now I’m running FF with 5,6 tabs open, pc suite for nokia and MS office application and my system is at 409MB memory usage,in vista when i start my system it jump over 900 and takes 3,4 min to start properly …. don’t know it was kind of virus of something else but vista really sucked my system… .. i feel sorry to my notebook for running vista more then a year … I’m really sorry;

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