09-15-2009 07:51 PM
I'm a beginner of blackberry development. My task is to help make our company's current website blackberry friendly. And may add blackberry friendly web services as well. So my question is where do I start? what technologies do I need to implement these?
Please kindly provide some directions.
Your help will be greatly appreciated it.
09-15-2009 09:30 PM
A good place to start looking is the video library:
And Browser docs:
There have also been some great blog posts lately
09-16-2009 12:05 PM
Apologies for the shameless self-promotion, but there's a new book coming out in a month that directly addresses how to get started with the BlackBerry Browser and optimize your web site.
I'm in the process of finishing an article series on how to consume a web service on a BlackBerry, The first two parts are available at www.johnwargo.com.
09-16-2009 12:07 PM
I am also new to blackberry development. When I downloaded the complete package for web development which includes eclipse and blackberry plugin, I donot see the BlackBerry option in the "debug as" drop down menu.
Did I do something wrong?
09-16-2009 12:32 PM
What kind of eclipse project have you created? is it a Dynamic Web Project? or something else?
09-17-2009 09:11 AM
Simply adding the following to our page got me off to a good start.
<meta http-equiv="HandheldFriendly"content="true" />
Still working towards more things, but time is limited.
09-17-2009 09:28 AM
It is a dynamic web project. Just created the project and checked the "Debug As" drop down, no BlackBerry option??
Can you confirm that you have Java 1.6 installed on your machine. It would also be helpful if you could post a screenshot listing all of your plug-ins so that we can confirm it is installed correctly
09-17-2009 10:42 AM
I tried installing on another machine and it works fine.Now "Blackberry Web" shows up in "Debug As" drop down etc.
May be something wrong with the previous machine.
Thanks for your help.