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
For more information and to download, visit the BlackBerry Dev Blog.