The BlackBerry Java Development Environment (JDE) is a complete Integrated Development Environment (IDE) for building BlackBerry Java applications. The tool has been around for quite a while and was the primary tool that Research In Motion (RIM) used to create BlackBerry software. It offers tight integration with the MDS simulator and BlackBerry device simulators, which allows developers to build and debug BlackBerry Java applications in the same tool.
This chapter helps BlackBerry developers understand how to get started using the tool and covers the following:
• Creating a workspace and project
• Adding source files to a project
• Adding an icon to the project
• Signing BlackBerry Java ...