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Clipboard Support in WebWorks

We now have (unofficial) clipboard support in WebWorks courtesy of Martin Kleinschrodt.  This extension is for tablets. Martin is a new non-RIM Contributor, he is located in Munich where his work is visible at MaKleSoft.com.  The clipboard extension was needed by his … Continue reading

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swipemenu.js PlayBook menus for WebWorks applications

For PlayBook users, a swipe-down from the top-bezel is almost always associated with the opening of an application’s menu. To address this need for our WebWorks development community, we have just published swipemenu.js at our WebWorks-Samples repository. As a JavaScript … Continue reading

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BlackBerry PlayBook 2.0 is Out!!

Today was the official worldwide launch of the BlackBerry® PlayBook™ OS 2.0 software update.  There are many new features; rather than singling out any, I’ll point to the official pages and blogs. There is plenty of information in the form of articles … Continue reading

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Skia on PlayBook

We are excited to announce that a new library is available for use by PlayBook developers. Skia, an open-source 2D graphics library for drawing text, geometry and images can now be found at our Skia GitHub repository. One key feature of … Continue reading

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Where is that Log? DevUser and Account 1000 on PlayBook

PlayBook applications run in sandboxes, each one with holding files, data base, other data… and also the exit code and the log file for the latest execution of the application, all nicely protected using QNX.  Our IDE (formally QNX® Momentics IDE … Continue reading

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Building and Deploying Samples for AIR

The Samples-for-AIR project is publicly available online at github and can be downloaded using  git version control. Using git, perform the following in a command prompt: git clone https://github.com/blackberry/Samples-for-AIR.git The above command will copy Samples-for-Air source to Samples-for-AIR directory. GitHub … Continue reading

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Samples for AIR

The Samples for AIR open source project, available at github,  offers sample APIs written using Blackberry Tablet OS SDK for Adobe AIR. APIs include common utilities and UI elements such as animated screen transitions, navigation menu, media component, search field, … Continue reading

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