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Can I use my older apps on the new BB10 platform?

I apologize I know this is too general of a question but I took a 'break' from programming for almost a year now. I have 2 older apps that still make some sales, I am just wondering what the deal is with the new phones/platform. Can I simply reload my old app and check the option for the new phones? Or is it something that needs to be reprogrammed to update the actual java programming? I had my old apps able to function on several screen sizes, but I'm not sure of the new ones as I now live in an 'iphone centric' country Smiley Sad

 

Thanks for any help and sorry if this is the wrong spot to post!

 

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Re: Can I use my older apps on the new BB10 platform?

If they're Java apps, you'd need to rewrite them using a new SDK. Your choices include (but aren't limited to) AIR, WebWorks, C (pure native), C++ (with Qt or Cascades as the UI framework), or the Android runtime (the only option currently available for Java).

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Re: Can I use my older apps on the new BB10 platform?

Nope, they will require a rewrite with a more modern language.

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Re: Can I use my older apps on the new BB10 platform?

its no longer Blackberry Eclipse Java?? Aww that's horrible. What do they use now?
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Re: Can I use my older apps on the new BB10 platform?


QuestionMan wrote:
its no longer Blackberry Eclipse Java?? Aww that's horrible. What do they use now?

I listed them above.


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