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Regular Contributor
Posts: 55
Registered: ‎05-30-2011
My Device: blackberry torch 9800
My Carrier: Airtel
Accepted Solution

Frustrating..............

Hello

 

I have to start playbook application development but still i'm not able to select the language in which i have to start (native sdk,webworks,cascades etc.)

 

please reply

Developer
Posts: 1,068
Registered: ‎11-24-2011
My Device: PlayBook
My Carrier: x

Re: Frustrating..............

Hello,

select native SDK. Hope this post will resolve all your problems.

Retired
Posts: 246
Registered: ‎12-20-2010
My Device: Torch
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Frustrating..............

Platform choice is available here
https://developer.blackberry.com/platforms/

the ones with the 'PlayBook' icon are the ones that the PlayBook supports. There are really 4:

air
native
web
android (via the Android runtime player)

Which platform you choose is based on your skillset, comfort level and what you are trying to achieve.

For example, if you are a games developer and make heavy use of OpenGL, the native SDK would likely be the best choice
Super Contributor
Posts: 306
Registered: ‎08-10-2010
My Device: Not Specified

Re: Frustrating..............

If you are familer with Adobe Air then AIR is a good option. If you are a android developer then android is good option.

If you are a web developer then Web is a good option. If you are more familer with OPEN GL and C then native is right chooice for you. 

If you are novice to C or open GL then native is lite bit difficult.