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Introduction to the BlackBerry Development Platform
Research In Motion
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Welcome to the award winning BlackBerry Development Platform!
With over 10 million BlackBerry Smartphones sold around the world, the time to learn how to create wireless applications is now. Let us show you how the BlackBerry Wireless solution works from end-to-end, and how easy it is to create wireless applications with the BlackBerry Development platform. In our lab environment we will ensure that you understand key development paradigms when creating wireless applications by giving you an instructor-led, hands-on experience with the BlackBerry development tools. You can even win your very own BlackBerry Smartphone!
This session will be tailored for developers who may be familiar with Java, but not how to create applications for BlackBerry. Topics which will be covered in this session include:
* Introduction to BlackBerry Wireless Solution
* Mobile Development Best Practices
* How to pick the best development paradigm
* Browser Development
* MDS Studio
* Eclipse Plug-in
Introduction to the BlackBerry JDE Plug-In for Eclipse
1:00pm - 3:00pm
(Session will be repeated from 3:00 - 5:00)
The new BlackBerry JDE Plug-In for Eclipse is here! Be one of the first developers to get your hands on the latest and greatest BlackBerry development tool! Learn how to create rich Java applications for the BlackBerry Wireless Platform with instruction from Research In Motion BlackBerry developers. Regardless if you are new to the BlackBerry JDE or a master coder; this is a great way to meet with BlackBerry experts and have them show you how the BlackBerry JDE Plug-In for Eclipse will improve your coding experience. You can even win your very own BlackBerry Smartphone!
This informative & hands-on session is tailored for users who are familiar with the BlackBerry Wireless Platform and users will learn about everything about the BlackBerry JDE Plug in for Eclipse. (Note: The "Introduction to BlackBerry" session is not a prerequisite to this material)
Topics which will be covered in this session include:
* Review of the BlackBerry Wireless Solution
* Review of the features of the Eclipse Plug In
* Creating Projects / Workspaces
* Launching the Simulators
* Troubleshooting applications
* How/Where to find help