10-21-2008 02:37 PM
10-21-2008 02:50 PM
Welcome, aneesagamedaa. I'm new to blackberry development, and new to Java for that matter. It's a different world from my usual C# environment!
For what its worth, it sounds like you need to have
* A copy of the JDE for developing your app.
* A blackberry simulator
* Some sort of a web service to handle authentication and data.
* Some means of generating proxy classes from your webservice.
As to deployment, I'd check out the development / deployment videos that Blackberry has. They're like 10 minutes long and are straight to the point.
Good luck to you!
(Anyone with more experience have anything to add?)
10-21-2008 02:53 PM
You just need to download the applicable JDE from RIM and purchase signature keys from RIM for ca. $20 USD.
I use scripts in cygwin to automate building and deployment.
It would help
if you have a server from which people can download your stuff too. I'm not sure why you are avoiding the need
for a web site. Presumably your app needs to talk to something and Apache is quite versatile. Note that
you can do most of this for essentially no cost with Apache and supporting things( I had to look this up since I couldn't remember
We've got some stuff that may be interesting,
I'm actually trying to collect points-of-interest. If you have several restaurants and can get GPS coordinates, I can
add them to these for example [ note: THESE ARE NOT PRODUCTS and only intended as developmental ideas ]
if you want to play around with parameters here to see what I'm starting with,
or location to post-office ( aka city ) conversion ( best candidates, I don't have delivery area perimeters),
10-22-2008 12:29 AM
I got a vague idea from your precious comments. I will post my doubts regarding this and my understanding regarding development phase.
I will develop the code using JDE .I load this Java code into the simulator. I will have a database(say MS SQL Server or Oracle) installed in my computer. When I run the code in the simulator, the code will communicate with the database with the help of a web server(say Apache tomcat).
This is my idea regarding development. If I am incorrect somewhere in the explanation given above, kindly correct me. Also, please tell if there is anymore components other than JDE, simulator, Database and Webserver, which I need to use during the development phase.
10-22-2008 08:30 AM
From the nature of your questions I take it you are running Windoze(LOL). I would suggest cygwin and some network tools
or packet capture. You need Sun JDK for servlets but you may as well get this with JRE for RIM JDE tools too.