Chapter 14. BlackBerry HTML UI

The BlackBerry platform was one of the earliest smartphone platforms to gain widespread adoption in the business- and gadget-loving communities. Developed by Research in Motion (RIM), it remains one of the leaders in market share for devices in the United States; however, the BlackBerry is outpaced by iPhone and Android sales in terms of market growth.

Support for the BlackBerry is included in both the Rhomobile and PhoneGap platforms. However, the limited capabilities of the embedded web UI control limit the degree of creativity and flexibility you can include in designing the layout and visual design of your application. Quite possibly the greatest limitation for developing native applications for the BlackBerry ...

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