When creating a BlackBerry Tablet application, it is necessary to select the permissions that your application will require to operate. This chapter also covers several other configuration settings that are unique to BlackBerry Tablet applications.
The AIR 2.6 release includes the permission options outlined in the following list; they can be selected within the new Flex Mobile project interface of Flash Builder 4.5 (see Figure 3-1). Figure 3-2 shows the warning the user will see when installing an application with permission requests.
Read and write files that are shared between all applications run by the current user.
Access the audio stream from the microphone.
Read the current location of the device.
Access the data coming from of cameras.
Use a WiFi, wired, or other connection to a destination that is not local.
Play an audio stream.
Post a notification to the Notifications area of the screen. Note: At the time of this writing, this API has not yet been documented by RIM.
Change the volume of an audio stream being played. Note: At the time of this writing, this API has not yet been documented by RIM.
Access the BBID user’s personally identifiable information. Note: At the time of this writing, this API has not yet been documented by RIM.
Authenticate the user to an external system. ...