Price: $2,999.00
Course Number: 90013
Length: 3 Days

Blackberry Development Training is a hands-on course to building mobile applications based on Blackberry SDK. This course covers all the essential features, and explores the advanced capabilities of Blackberry to help you construct increasingly complex, useful, and innovative mobile applications for Blackberry devices. The course starts with an introduction to mobile development, and in-depth look at Blackberry applications and their life cycle.

In this dynamic, three-day bootcamp style, you’ll get up to speed to build your own mobile app. Our Blackberry training classes can help you get off to a running start in Blackberry development.Blackberry Development Training Training allows system administrators and BlackBerry smartphone developers to learn how to better create and manage the advanced applications and features and capabilities of BlackBerry smartphones and software.

BlackBerry Training courses are developed by BlackBerry experts from Tonex, enthusiastic trainers who are skilled at helping participants understand, absorb and retain knowledge.

Pre-Requisites

Blackberry Mobile Applications Development Training

Outline

Mobile Development 101

  • Overview of BlackBerry® Java® Development Environment
  • BlackBerry development approaches
  • Create standards-based applications
  • MIDP 2.0 and CLDC 1.1 or RIM's extensive UI Library
  • BlackBerry JDE Plug-in for Eclipse
  • BlackBerry Smartphone Simulators
  • Connectivity and Security
  • Application Integration
  • Standards for application integration
  • Web services, Java sockets, and HTTP (HTTPS) transmission
  • Microsoft .NET
  • Java EE
  • BlackBerry Rapid Application Development
  • Java Application Development
  • Java design principles for BlackBerry devices
  • Considerations for BlackBerry devices with a touch screen
  • Interaction
  • Screens
  • Controls
Step-by-step instructions to create a BlackBerry smartphone Java® application
    • BlackBerry Web Development
    • BlackBerry Widgets
    • BlackBerry Browser
    • BlackBerry Wallet
    • BlackBerry Web Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio
    • BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio
    • BlackBerry Browser's Features
    • Offline Forms Queuing
    • Web Feed Support (RSS)
    • Bookmark Auto Sync
    • Home Screen Bookmarks
    • Push-based Alerts and Content Distribution
    • Ajax Support (with Device Software 4.6)
BlackBerry Java Development Environment
  • Key features
  • Screen and UI
  • Touch screen user input
  • Touch screen keyboard
  • Accelerometer
  • Screen display direction
  • Home screen background image
  • Multimedia
  • Image and video handling
  • Video recorder integration
  • Digital rights management
  Strategies and Methods for .Net Application Migration to BlackBerry
  • Migration overview
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Using the BlackBerry Java Development Environment to Connect to .NET Applications
  • Extending .NET Applications to BlackBerry Smartphones
  • BlackBerry Browser Based Solutions
  • ASP.NET 2.0 Adaptive Control Behavior
  • BlackBerry Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio
  • BlackBerry JDE
  • Validation summary
  • Integration architecture
  • BlackBerry Wireless Handheld
  • BlackBerry Enterprise Server
  • BlackBerry components for Integration
  • Installation and deployment
  • System requirements
  • Customization and configuration
  • Administration
  • Integration of Sharepoint
  • End of Life for BlackBerry MDS Runtime and BlackBerry MDS Studio
  • Affect on BlackBerry® Enterprise Server or BlackBerry® Enterprise Server for MDS Applications
Web Development and BlackBerry Platform Capabilities (new approach after MDS Runtime EOL)
  • BlackBerry Java and web applications
  • BlackBerry widgets
  • BlackBerry widgets as standalone applications on the device
  • HTML, JavaScript and CSS instead of using Java
  • SQLite (via Gears) for the database
  • Standard web technologies
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript® and Ajax
  • Deployable standalone application
  • UI in HTML
  • Flow of your application from screen to screen
  • XMLHttpRequest (AJAX) to submit and request data in the background
Approach for Extending your application from a .Net Application to the Blackberry Platform
  • Create mobile web pages that conform to the blackberry coding standards
  • XMLHttpRequest objects to communicate with the webservice that exposes.net application's functionality and business entities
  • Gears Database API for handling my offline data storage
  • Handling the offline sync
  • Javascript loops to check for a connection to the webservice and determines whether or not to upload the data or store it locally?

Hands-on Labs

  • Hello world
  • The basic structure of a BlackBerry app
  • Creating menus
  • Multi-screen applications
  • Creating UI Fields
  • Persisting application settings
  • Connecting to the network
  • Interacting with other apps on the device
  • Connecting to hardware (camera and GPS)
  • Application localization
  • Debugging applications
  • Deploying applications
  • Best practices for BlackBerry development

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