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abhi007tyagi
Posts: 225
Registered: ‎09-29-2010
My Device: Limited Edition Z10, Playbook

How to create Developer Certificate

Hi,

 

1) I want to know how to create a developer certificate?

2) how it is related to code signing?

3) can I submit my app without code signing before 15th March?

 

Thanks

Abhinav Tyagi

Blackberry Z10-Limited Edition
Blackberry Playbook (won in free playbook offer)
My Apps : pAinT, HealthMeter, Shoot
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JohnPinkerton
Posts: 350
Registered: ‎01-21-2011
My Device: Curve 8900 (Personal) / Bold 9650 (Work)

Re: How to create Developer Certificate

abhi007tyagi,

  1. If you go to https://www.blackberry.com/SignedKeys/ you can apply for your key. They will send you an E-mail with a file attachment.
  2. You use this key to generate your certificate to sign your app. I followed this guide to generate the certificate in Flash Builder, and followed this guide to sign the app, however either guide has full instructions. Signing currently is broken in Flash Builder, so you have to use the CMD line.
  3. You can submit your app without signing it, and still qualify for a free PlayBook. However, to have your app listed for download/sale in App World it must be signed. The deadline was also extended to March 31st.

Hope this helps!

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akadad
Posts: 13
Registered: ‎02-02-2011
My Device: BlackBerry PlayBook 16GB OS Version 1.0.8.6067

Re: How to create Developer Certificate

John

 

Thank you for the information. I am having a problem also.

 

I have successfully applied for, and received, my code signing PIN (.csj file).

 

I am attempting to follow the instructions for the last phase - Configure signing for tablet applications - using the instructions at  http://docs.blackberry.com/en/developers/deliverables/23977/ as suggested in the information included with the  csj file.

 

The instructions indicate that there should be a commented out line <!--<developer_cn_signature></developer_cn_signature>--> in the bbwp.properites file in the bbwp/bin folder that needs to be modified by removing the comment marks and adding the company name.

 

My bbwp.properties file in that location does not include the indicated line. Is this a known problem or is it something I have done here?

 

The contents of my bbwp.properties file are shown below.

 

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>

<wcp>

<additional>-quiet</additional>

<java>C:\BlackBerry WebWorks Packager for PlayBook\jre</java>

<wcp_template>AirAppTemplates</wcp_template>

<air_template>AirAppTemplates</air_template>

<tablet_sdk>C:\BlackBerry WebWorks Packager for PlayBook\bbwp\blackberry-tablet-sdk</tablet_sdk>

<extension_repository>ext</extension_repository>

</wcp>

 

Any help would be appreciated.

 

Thank you for your time.

 

Terry