Chapter 5

Beyond the Basics of User Interfaces

The previous chapter introduced the major concepts that you’ll need to build a BlackBerry user interface. Armed with what you learned, you can create a wide range of very functional applications. In this chapter, you’ll take a deeper dive into the BlackBerry API and learn how to really control all aspects of the look and feel of your application’s UI.

The topics in this chapter will get a bit more advanced, but you can handle it if you’ve followed through up to this point. We’ll be up front, though: you’ve already learned enough to put together a user interface that could support a lot of different applications, so if you want to skip this chapter for now and go on to learn about networking, persistence, ...

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