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Posts: 281
Registered: ‎05-31-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: o2

ReferenceError: Can't find variable: blackberry

Hi, I dont know what I'm doing wrong with webworks, but when i use remote debug on the dev alpha, I always get:

ReferenceError: Can't find variable: blackberry 

 here is my whole code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
    <link rel="stylesheet" href="BlackBerry-JQM-all.css" />
    <script src="BlackBerry-JQM-all.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" src="local:///chrome/webworks.js"></script>
    <script src="code.js"></script>

 and the code.js:

document.addEventListener("webworksready", start());

function start() {
    // context menu
    ], {
        actionId: 'delete',
        label: 'Delete',
        icon: 'local:///delete.png'
    }, function () {

$(document).ready(function () {


why i get the Can't find variable: blackberry ?

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Posts: 33
Registered: ‎04-30-2012
My Device: PlayBook, DevAlpha
My Carrier: 3AT

Re: ReferenceError: Can't find variable: blackberry

How does your config.xml look like? Did you add <feature id="blackberry.ui.contextmenu" /> to it?

Posts: 281
Registered: ‎05-31-2012
My Device: Playbook
My Carrier: o2

Re: ReferenceError: Can't find variable: blackberry

Yes i have
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Posts: 322
Registered: ‎08-06-2012
My Device: Dev Alpha / Playbook / Curve 9300

Re: ReferenceError: Can't find variable: blackberry

The next logical question for me is: What BB10 SDK are you using?  Is it the latest


That error happens when you call a Blackberry API, like you are calling the contextmenu, AND the api is not found.  So you have followed the documentation well, but I remember the webworks.js call was different before this.  In fact previously we had to copy it into our project then it changed... anyway, check the SDK version you have installed OR are trying to compile with.  You may even have multiple versions installed.

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