Create BlackBerry applications with open source tools, Part 1, Laying the groundwork

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Frank Ableson

Date archived: January 4, 2017 | First published: August 19, 2008

There is perhaps no bigger market-transformational technology than the cell phone. And within that classification of devices, perhaps none more recognizable than the BlackBerry from Research In Motion (RIM). Most people think it is just for business e-mail, but there is untapped potential in that addictive device. Despite being a popular platform, third-party applications are still needed for the BlackBerry platform. There is no better way to bring those applications to fruition than to enable the help from the open source community. Follow along as this tutorial lays the groundwork for an open source data-collection application, upon which an accessible and easy-to-use data-collection service is built.

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