BlackBerry Shafts Native Developers In Light of Amazon Licensing Deal

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For all their talk, BlackBerry has fallen back on double-speak addressing key developer partners of the changes to come with the addition of the Amazon Appstore on BlackBerry 10. A maintenance release to BlackBerry 10.2.1 will bring the catalog to BlackBerry devices toward the end of July. Chen has established this deal to ease the…

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Augmented Reality 2D-3D MapView for Cascades Available (Video)

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Developers are you looking into integrating a maps feature into your applications? Research In Motion understands it is a valued feature. That’s why they’ve committed to a rich set of mapping APIs for BlackBerry 10.  RIM describes this new development feature: MapView provides out of the box elegance with beautiful map tiles and all the basic…

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Cascades Native SDK Coming to Linux

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The @BlackBerryDev twitter account has revealed that the Native SDK is coming to Linux.  In a tweet to @alketbihamad, RIM confirmed that the Linux version should be arriving with the third Beta version of the SDK, right before the Gold version.  This is welcome news as RIM focuses on catering to the needs of developers…

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Absolute Beginner’s Guide to Developing a BlackBerry 10 App: Part 2

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It’s that moment you’ve all been waiting for.  It’s finally time to get your app up and running!  Make sure you’ve completed Part 1 of the guide, which helps you through the process of installing the BlackBerry 10 app-building tools.  I’ve decided that I’ll start you guys off simple.  And I mean SUPER simple.  You…

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RIM Posts BlackBerry 10 Cascades Webinars – Listen Now!

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If you missed out on any of the recent BlackBerry 10 Cascades webinars, no worries as RIM has posted them for your listening pleasure. The current webinars available are: Astonishing UIs using the new BlackBerry 10 framework and Astonishing UIs using the new BlackBerry 10 framework continued. There is still time to register for Cascades…

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