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Posts: 12
Registered: ‎07-02-2009
My Device: Not Specified

Blackberry Web development in VS 2005 - Is it possible?

Hi All,


I was doing a proof of concept for a Blackberry MDS application until monday of this week when I saw the End Of Life notice for the MDS platform. After posting on the forums asking which direction I should now take my POC I was notified by Tim Neil that the best approach would be to go the Web Dev route.


So now I'm trying to figure out of it is possible to do web dev for the blackberry without the Visual Studio 1.2 Plugin or I am SOL using VS 2005?


If it is possible to develop web apps with an older version of the plugin please link me to the download page.



Thank you.

Posts: 395
Registered: ‎12-18-2008
My Device: BlackBerry Torch 9800
My Carrier: AT&T

Re: Blackberry Web development in VS 2005 - Is it possible?

Web development is web development - use any tool you want. It's all HTML.  All the Visual Studio plug-in gives you is integrated debugging.


You can still use Visual Studio 2005 to create your site, launch MDS then the BlackBerry device simulator and load the URL in the browser. You'd get testing, but not integrated debugging.