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unalbe to sign App with after adding BB ads

I am trying to add BB ads to my webworks App. but after adding all tags mentioned in developer Guide when i am trying to sign my App. it's showing Error  : "manifest.json not found in ...\blackberry 10 webworks SDK  1.0.4.11\Framework\ext\blackberry.advertising".  I don't have any idea how to solve this. anyone can help?

 

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Re: unalbe to sign App with after adding BB ads

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edit: see Adam's answer

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Re: unalbe to sign App with after adding BB ads

The blackberry.advertising API is supported by the BlackBerry OS version of the WebWorks SDK (Java).

https://developer.blackberry.com/bbos/html5/apis/blackberry.advertising.banner.html

 

 

It is not supported by BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK.  For BlackBerry 10, I would recommend looking at this sample which uses the Mocean Ad Request API :

https://github.com/blackberry/BB10-WebWorks-Community-Samples/tree/master/advertising

 

 

 

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Re: unalbe to sign App with after adding BB ads

I can confirm that the Mocean stuff works but would like to add to this thread as there appear to be issues

 

@Anzor (you wrote it with Erik as I remember - it was months ago and no way to trace who did what)

 

What happened to your Ad API - vanished from GitHub...

 

I remember that the API REQUIRED device and location plus a few other metrics

 

I also remember that impression rates were extremely low (hopefully fixed)

 

As I say, all from memory > 6 months ago

 

Now, when you sign up for MOcean you get all the keys but they never appear to result in any ads

 

I am talking, specifically from the test - unpaid - ad point of view to see how it looks on a deliverable

 

The other major issue is that XXL is WAY too small - yes I get the BB demo ad but on a DA-C you need a magnifying glass to read it

 

I want something leaderboard-sized I can sensibly use as part of a B4BB

 

If you look at the Cascases example screenshot you will see just how ineffective ad spaces are

 

I quite realise that B4BB requires no leading the client into unrequired purchases but some apps do need the ad support - this is an area made unclear by B4BB

 

Baiting is to my mind popping up an ad every 5 seconds and insisting you do it as opposed to a leaderboard that allows a in-app purchase to remove

 

Confused with the current compo

 




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