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jian
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎08-29-2008
My Device: Not Specified
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Cannot start Ripple Emulator

My computer is Windows 7 (64bit). I tried to use Ripple Emulator for smartphone development.

 

I installed Ripple Emulator on C:\Program Files\Research In Motion\Ripple 0.9.0.16

and BlackBerry WebWorks SDK on C:\Program Files (x86)\Research In Motion\BlackBerry WebWorks SDK 2.3.1.5

These are the default locations the installation program provided.

 

When I double click on the icon both in folder and in start menu, the program does not even show up, the Ripple Emulator does not start. I have even restarted my computer but nothing is running.

 

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nunodonato
Posts: 313
Registered: ‎03-28-2012
My Device: Curve 9360, Playbook, BB10 Dev Alpha
My Carrier: TMN

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

Hi there,

If you are running the latest version of Ripple (which you should), you don't need to click any icons. Ripple is a Chrome extensions, so it works within the browser.

Just navigate to your app (you need a webserver for this), and then click the Ripple button to activate it.

 

Nuno

Nuno
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jian
Posts: 33
Registered: ‎08-29-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

I understand that the Ripple emulator is available as a Google  Chrome extension for use with applications created using the BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK, and is also available as a standalone tool for applications creating using the BlackBerry WebWorks SDK.

 

I am having problem on Ripple Emulator instead of Ripple Emulator Extension.

 

Any idea?

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nunodonato
Posts: 313
Registered: ‎03-28-2012
My Device: Curve 9360, Playbook, BB10 Dev Alpha
My Carrier: TMN

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

Ripple has been discontinued as a standalone product, if you download the latest version (which you should) it's only a chrome extension.

Nuno
theBBthing.wordpress.com - my BlackBerry development blog: news, tips and tutorials
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shahgidog
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎06-01-2012
My Device: Playbook developer
My Carrier: N/a

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

Not sure if this is same problem, but deleting the c:\users\<user>\appdata\roaming\Research In Motion\ directory after uninstalling ripple, then reinstalling fixed all issues with ripple for me. Hope this helps.

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hapr093
Posts: 1
Registered: ‎07-24-2012
My Device: 9780
My Carrier: XL-Axiata

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

It works! Thank you for the tips.
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NitishSubudhi
Posts: 166
Registered: ‎12-09-2011
My Device: 9550,9300,9800,9700,9900,9850,9860

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

Yeah,
Use Ripple Beta Extenction 0.9.8 Google Chrome Extenction.
Hope this will solve your Problem. 

Thanks & Regards,
Nitish Subudhi

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paradisaeidae
Posts: 15
Registered: ‎05-10-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Cannot start Ripple Emulator

This worked for me:

Find the C:\Program Files\.....\Ripple0.9.5.0\services\bin    directory.

 

Click on ripple-services .bat file.

 

You might get an unblock port request.... hit ok..

 

Try http://localhost:9910/....yourFolder....

 

MarkT

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