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Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development: A Cascades-Driven Approach by Anwar Ludin

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Chapter     8

Personal Information Management APIs

As you start developing Cascades business and productivity apps, you will realize the necessity for leveraging core services such as searching contacts, sending messages, and managing calendar entries. The aforementioned services fall under the personal information management (PIM) umbrella and refer to the tools used to manage the user’s personal and professional lives. One approach would be to implement the PIM services in your own application, which would quickly become daunting. Also from a user perspective, providing functionality already covered by the core applications would be less than ideal. A better approach would therefore be to reuse the preexisting PIM services provided by the ...

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