RIM to Host BlackBerry 10 Jam During BlackBerry World 2012
Research In Motion announced that it will hold its BlackBerry 10 Jam developer conference in conjunction with the BlackBerry World 2012 conference in May.Research in Motion has announced that its BlackBerry 10 Jam for developers will run in early May. In a March 15 entry on the BlackBerry DevBlog, RIM announced that it would host BlackBerry 10 Jam on May 1-3 as a concurrent conference to BlackBerry World, the largest annual gathering for the BlackBerry ecosystem. BlackBerry 10 Jam will be dedicated to developers and is an opportunity for them to connect with BlackBerry platform experts and learn more about the benefits and business opportunities of the BlackBerry platform. The show will give developers insight on building applications in anticipation of the launch of the new BlackBerry 10 OS later this year, RIM officials said.
Sessions and labs at the BlackBerry 10 Jam will focus on several issues, including BlackBerry Native SDK, a C/C++ environment with support for open-source libraries; HTML5 and BlackBerry WebWorks, HTML5 tools with an added layer for app enhancement through BlackBerry WebWorks; Adobe Flash (the AIR SDK for BlackBerry allows developers to build apps with Flash and AIR tools); and Android (the Android runtime will run applications that have been packaged from APK files to BAR files and submitted to BlackBerry App World).