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New Developer
Posts: 9
Registered: ‎12-01-2008
My Device: Not Specified

Custom service implementation

Hi All, I am new in BB and I have a question.

I would like my BB application to run in background and works as service. (furthermore, this application should have a simple UI for service configuration)

Are there some ways to implement it ?

 

 

PS. I am using JDE 4.7

BlackBerry Development Advisor
Posts: 15,884
Registered: ‎07-09-2008
My Device: BlackBerry PRIV
My Carrier: Bell

Re: Custom service implementation

You can create an application with 2 entry points.  One can autorun on startup and launch your background process.  The second can be used to display your GUI.  Have a look at the links below for examples.

 

How To - Setup an alternate entry point for my application
Article Number: DB-00008

http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800901/How_To_-_Setup...

 

How To - Create a Background Application
Article Number: DB-00005

http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800451/800660/How_To_...

 

How to - Make a running UI application go to the background and resume in the foreground
Article Number: DB-00132

http://www.blackberry.com/knowledgecenterpublic/livelink.exe/fetch/2000/348583/800332/800639/How_to_...

Mark Sohm
BlackBerry Development Advisor

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