Research In Motion Brings Developers Closer to BlackBerry 10
With the release of the “gold” build of its SDK among other moves, Research In Motion is bringing developers closer to its BlackBerry 10 platform.As it moves closer to the launch of its BlackBerry 10 platform, Research In Motion recently released the "gold" build of the BlackBerry 10 software development kit. The "gold" build includes all of the final tools, components, and APIs that will enable developers to create integrated, social applications for BlackBerry 10. Native C/C++ and Qt developers can use BlackBerry Cascades to build applications that offer deeper integration with core feature elements, such as BlackBerry Hub, than any other mobile platform today, RIM said. HTML5 developers can use BlackBerry WebWorks to create compelling and rich Web applications for BlackBerry 10 devices that deliver native-like performance and take advantage of core integration as well. BlackBerry 10 tools are also available for building with Adobe AIR and porting Android applications to the platform, the company said. With the BlackBerry 10 launch event less than two months away – slated for Jan. 30, 2013 -- developer interest and excitement for the BlackBerry 10 platform continues to grow, RIM officials said. Top application developers have already committed to BlackBerry 10 in key categories including games, multimedia, business and productivity, published media and social networking.
For example, at the recent BlackBerry Jam Asia conference in Bangkok, RIM showcased more than 70 new top application partners and demonstrated several on the BlackBerry 10 platform including apps from Fox Sports, MTV India, Picstory, Viki Video, and Hot Remit.