This article applies to the BlackBerry® Java® Development Environment (JDE).
An application can be configured to start automatically when the BlackBerry device is turned on. Startup for BlackBerry devices based on Java occurs when the device turns on and loads all of its software. Background threads or applications are very useful as they allow the programmer to create programs that act as listening threads, such as the one that listens for new messages, or supporting programs that perform preprocessing to make your application run smoother.
To create an auto-start application using the BlackBerry® Java® Plug-in for Eclipse®
To create an auto-start application using the BlackBerry JDE