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Posts: 482
Registered: ‎10-24-2008
My Device: 9300
My Carrier: AT&T

Playbook loading screens

Anyone care to shed some insight on loading screens for our playbook applications? Right now, I know that there is a RIM default that appears when starting the application. I'd like to opt for something a bit more custom.

Posts: 185
Registered: ‎08-17-2008
My Device: Red BlackBerry Z10
My Carrier: Vodafone

Re: Playbook loading screens

See this entry http://renaun.com/blog/2011/01/exploring-the-playbook-applications-blackberry-tablet-xml/

Not sure if works with WebWorks SDK

Josep Maria
Posts: 3,708
Registered: ‎10-16-2008
My Device: Z10
My Carrier: Rogers

Re: Playbook loading screens

Hi guys,


We did add some more loading screen logic in the latest release of the WebWorks SDK for PlayBook.  You can find some more documentation here for the loading screen element:





Also note that there is a known issue with the release for loading screens..


If you enable a loading screen without specifying a transition effect, the loading screen does not disappear after loading and the BlackBerry WebWorks application does not start properly. (DT1110864)


Workaround: In the config.xml file, specify a transition effect for the loading screen.

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