BlackBerry Java Development Environment Tutorials

by Retired on ‎02-12-2010 11:56 AM - edited on ‎11-22-2010 07:22 PM by (52,653 Views)

Creating a BlackBerry® smartphone Java® application for the first time and not sure where to begin? The developer tutorials listed below will walk you through everything you need to know, step-by-step.


  Getting Started

  •  Setting up Necessary Tools: This tutorial describes how to find and install the tools needed to develop Java applications for the BlackBerry platform
  • How and When to Sign: This tutorial covers 3 signature methods, as well as how to get signature keys and use them to sign your application

Customizing Your Application

  • User Interface: Find out how to create a basic user interface and add menu items
  • Localizing (: This tutorial details how to localize your application in different languages
  • Audio and Video Playback: Learn how to play audio and video files using the Mobile Media API (JSR 135) in your application.
  • Using MIDLets on BlackBerry : In this tutorial we will discuss advantages and disadvantages of creating a MIDLet application for the BlackBerry Platform, and security, signing and distribution of MIDLets.
  • Network Transports : An introduction to everything you need to know on network transports, including BIS, BES, HTTP, TCP, SSL and more on BlackBerry.

Testing and Troubleshooting

  • How to Debug and Optimize : Learn how to troubleshoot issues such as memory leaks and deadlocks in your BlackBerry application

Distributing Your Application

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