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simon_hain
Posts: 16,010
Registered: ‎07-29-2008
My Device: Z10 LE
My Carrier: O2 Germany

Re: DevCon update: BB-Java is dead, no java support for QNX


zac_mathews wrote:

 

I have 4 years exp (2 years in BlackBerry Java RIM & 2 years in J2ME) and now both are Dead :Eek: .....
What I am going to do...

 


 

There is a great series in the developer blog about moving from BB Java to BB10 (Native/Cascades or HTML5).

You can also check out my session from Amsterdam about my experiences:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O8ElfJKfhNc&list=PLLV7PS-SYG67YZbf2DjjO_o3FkFAsym-d&index=34

 

While i was not very excited about the change myself (as you can read on this thread) and still think that it was handled very badly by BBRY - they lost a lot of loyal developers - the new platform is very convincing, and due to Qt the native side is a lot easier to handle than i thought.

It took me about 3 months to work productively as i did not have any c++/Qt knowledge, but i am back on track for some time now.

 

If you want to stay with java, well, Android...

I suggest that you check out developer.blackberry.com, check the new BB10 OS and the devices and decide afterwards.

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zac_mathews
Posts: 31
Registered: ‎08-07-2008
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Re: DevCon update: BB-Java is dead, no java support for QNX

Thank you Simon .... you are a very good person....
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