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Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

I just downloaded the Eclipse pack from blackberry.com

 

all I want to do is make a launcher to goto my website with a nice icon

 

can someone help me figure out how to do that

 

I am new here....

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

Hi realphood,

 

Which Eclipse Plug-in did you download?  Was it the Java plug-in or the Web plug-in?

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

Hi realphood,

 

This thread may be able get you going in the right direction:

 

http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/Java-Development/How-to-create-a-web-launcher-icon/m-p/101350

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

so I got the JDE 5 and installed java I tried to make the launcher my problems are

 

1) my JDE wont start up again after I quit, it is looking for some 32bit dll

this is a fresh install

 

not entirely sure I am starting the environment correctly

 

I am running Win 7 64bit

 

2)  when it was running and I tried to build the app it did not create a COD file

 

anyone :smileyhappy:   ?

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

Hi realphood,

 

Right now the JDE is not supported on Win 7 64-bit.  We are working on an update for the Java Eclipse Plug-in so that it will be 64bit Win7 compliant. 

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

is there a mac version ? for OSX 10.6

 

I have a mac too as well as the QUad Core win 7 64 bit box

 

 

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Re: Webpage Launcher in 5.0 with Eclipse

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Right now the Eclipse Java Plug-in runs on 32bit WinXP/Win7.  The 64bit support will be coming shortly.  Some folks use a Windows VM on their Mac for using the Eclipse Plug-in.

 

You can also check out the following link.  There are some out there that offer creating shortcuts as a service:

 http://www.brighthub.com/mobile/blackberry-platform/articles/15763.aspx

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