Advanced BlackBerry 6 Development by Chris King

By Chris King

BlackBerry units and purposes are promoting through the hundreds of thousands. As a BlackBerry developer, you wish a sophisticated ability set to effectively take advantage of the main compelling positive aspects of the platform. This publication can assist you strengthen that ability set and educate you the way to create the main subtle BlackBerry courses attainable.

With Advanced BlackBerry 6 Development, you’ll get a complete examine the hot good points incorporated with SDK 6, together with the net and widgets SDK, the internet browser, and extra. You’ll additionally the way to reap the benefits of BlackBerry media features similar to the digicam and video playback. The ebook additionally indicates you the way to ship and obtain textual content and multimedia messages, use robust cryptography libraries, and attach with the user’s own and company contacts and calendar.

not just will you be studying tips to use those APIs, yet you’ll even be development a application that takes complete benefit of them: a instant media-sharing app. each one chapter’s classes could be utilized by way of improving the app from a prototype to a completely polished software. alongside the way in which, you are going to how you can differentiate your product from different downloads by way of totally integrating with the recent BlackBerry 6 working process. Your app will run within the browser and inside equipment menus, similar to software program that includes the telephone. you are going to even research BlackBerry's new net browser good points, internet standards-based software improvement package, and more.

when you are pleased with writing apps, this e-book will assist you to take them to the subsequent point. You’ll methods to stream from working on one telephone to working on all telephones, and from one nation to all international locations. You’ll also easy methods to help your clients with updates. No different source compares for learning the suggestions wanted for professional improvement in this cellular platform.

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M. ” Well, that’s literally the time but not the common North American way of speaking it. Let’s fix that. ). To convert the 24-hour clock to a 12-hour reading, we have to do the following: 1. Create a variable to hold the current time value. 2. Split the current time string into hours and minutes. 3. m. m. m. m. 4. “ 5. The same goes for any minutes announcements less than 10. ” The first thing we need to do is create and assign the value of the built-in %TIME variable to a local variable (let’s call it %current_time) that we can manipu- late.

3 Floaters There is another category of Android applications that can be displayed on the screen within a movable window. I call these programs floaters. Floaters behave just like a window in a modern desktop computing OS. Most can be resized, minimized, and maximized, and some even support multiple instances, allowing multiple windows on the screen at the same time. See the figure here. The advantages of using floaters are not as great as you might expect. They really don’t work all that well on an Android phone with a small display.

This is done by creating a new step using Tasker’s Variable Split function. Choose this function from the Variable action category like we did for the first Variable Set step. The Variable Split task function works by splitting the variable passed to it into two or more elements based on the delimiter chosen. In the case of %current_time, this delimiter is a period, so enter that character into the Splitter field. When Tasker executes a Variable Split task, it will incrementally number the original variable name and assign the split values accordingly.

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