RIM just released to developers v2.1.1 of the BlackBerry® WebWorks™ SDK for BlackBerry Smartphones which updates the version made available in June. The goals for this release are focused on bringing new BlackBerry WebWorks functionality and APIs to the BlackBerry® smartphone OS and continue the convergence between the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK on BlackBerry® Tablet OS.
New capabilities available to WebWorks developers for BlackBerry Smartphones are:
- NTLM & BASIC Authentication support (NTLM support requires a BlackBerry Enterprise Server)
- Camera API (take a picture or a video)
- Top Banner Indicator API
- Enhanced Push APIs
- Improved rendering speeds for applications not using loading/transition screens