Chapter 4

User Interface Basics

The Hello World application was great for introducing the BlackBerry development environment and the basics of a BlackBerry application, but it was certainly not what you’d usually think of a as a fully developed application. It lacked the ability to interact with the user, and its user interface was very limited. In the next couple of chapters, you’ll explore the BlackBerry user interface in much greater detail and build an application that really shows off what you can do with the BlackBerry.

The BlackBerry API includes a rich framework for building user interfaces for your applications. This chapter will build on the concepts covered in the last two chapters to show you how to use the full range of BlackBerry ...

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