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Cracking Windows Phone and BlackBerry Native Development: Cross-Platform Mobile Apps Without the Kludge by Matthew Baxter-Reynolds

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C H A P T E R  9

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BlackBerry: Installing the Toolset

In this chapter, we're going to look at installing the toolset for building native BlackBerry projects.

A Word About Versions

As of the time of writing, BlackBerry is working on bring the PlayBook to market—PlayBook being a competitor to the iPad. This does not work on the regular BlackBerry OS (currently version 6) but rather uses an embedded operating system called QNX. QNX was bought by RIM prior to the PlayBook. Strategically it looks like RIM has identified that native application development on BlackBerry OS is a bit of a dead end and has looked to diversify into using a different platform. ...

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