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Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

I and a few others have been working on some tutorials designed to bootstrap new BlackBerry Developers (rather than new Java developers) into BlackBerry java.  Associated with this Post you should find a zip file that contains the first ten of these.  These cover things like:




Event Thread

Basic UI

How to design User Interfaces that work across multiple devices



The objective is that after reviewing these tutorials, the reader will know enough to create an application that works like a proper BB application and can display screens, retain configuration data, send support emails (including the application log) and so on.


The plan is that this is just Part 1,  Part 2 will take the Part 1 project and extend it into something that looks like a real Application, And then in Part 3 we will extend this with the trickier things, like Networking, Location, BBM integration, App World integration and more. 


Anyway, if you have a second or two please have a look at these and let me know what you think.  If you are a new BlackBerry developer, even better!


But as I'm on holiday for the next two weeks, don't expect responses from me for a while!


Thanks for reading and have fun.

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Thanks a lot., Peter for this great contribution...

Are you thinking to write a book ? 

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

thanks  for the tutorial...

maybe this will help me to more understanding java for blackberry

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Thanks Peter for wonderful the tutorial.   You Rocks.....

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Thanks peter for sharing your code and knowledge with us it's very nice and useful to us.

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

hiiii, Thanks a lot for the easy to understand tutorials.

could u please tell when we can have part 2..??


Thanks & Regards


Henna Singh

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Good question.  I know exactly what I want to write, just need to find the time....

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Nice One Peter.....

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Nice tutorial..thanks..

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Re: Tutorials for new developers - Part 1

Thanks a lot for this tutorial and waiting for its 2nd part... Smiley Happy