BlackBerry Jam Starter Session
NYU Kimmel Center
60 Washington Center Square South
New York, NY NY 10012
Tuesday, 23 July 2013 from 08:30 to 5:00 (EDT)
Calling all developers and designers! BlackBerry and DevCon5 is presenting a hands-on coding workshops to support your app building capabilities.
The momentum for the BlackBerry 10 platform is strong – in just over the last 6 months the store has grown to well over 120,000 apps and games. Now is the time to port your existing apps, as well as build new quality apps for this rapidly growing Built for BlackBerry platform. The workshop will take you through the basic principles of building BlackBerry app, with an overview of what you can expect throughout this process. After this session, you will have the opportunity to start building your own BlackBerry apps with support from BlackBerry experts/evangelist who will be on hand to answer questions. We will also have a series of mini-lessons throughout the day to introduce you to some of the deeper concepts of BlackBerry development. The choice is yours - you can join the lessons or continue building your app.
Please note: you will need your own PC running either Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Mac to participate in the workshop. Please download the free current versions of WebWorks and Cascades developer tools ahead of time by going to https://developer.blackberry.com
Who should attend?
- Developers with an HTML5, Cascades, Air, or Android app ready to port to BlackBerry 10
- Experienced developers wanting to learn more about the BlackBerry opportunity
- Past attendees who will benefit from new content as well as a deeper dive into past topics
Why develop apps for BlackBerry?
- Increase your reach to a new audience of early adopters looking for great quality apps
- Showcase your apps that may be buried or lost in other saturated stores
- BlackBerry developers are well supported and rewarded - check out http://developer.blackberry.com
8:30AM – 9:00AM – Registration and Breakfast
9:00AM – 9:30AM – Presentation Overview
9:30AM – 10:30AM – Intro to HTML5
10:30AM – 10:45AM – Coffee Break
10:45AM – 12:30AM – Hands on Lab – Getting Started with WebWorks
12:30PM – 1:30PM – Lunch
1:30PM – 2:30PM – Intro to Cascades
2:30PM – 2:45PM – Coffee Break
2:45PM – 4:30PM – Hands on Lab – Getting Stared with Cascades
4:30PM – 5:00PM – Wrap up and prize draws
Register now to learn how you can develop cutting edge BlackBerry apps that will increase your reach and grow your revenue.
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