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Advanced BlackBerry 6 Development by Chris King

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Chapter 13. BlackBerry 6 UI

Throughout this book, I have primarily focused on the underlying APIs and features of BlackBerry devices, sticking to simple user interfaces that just exercise the features you're using. In commercial applications, though, user interfaces matter critically. No matter how elegant your software, if the app looks horrible, people will not want to use it.

In this chapter, you will look at some of the latest user interface tools to arrive for BlackBerry. You will learn how to give feedback to users via progress indicators, present complex overlapping elements via a new type of field manager, attractively organize and present large sets of data, and let users easily browse for content. You'll learn how to use these components, ...

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