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Showing Off BlackBerry 10 Sample Apps from BlackBerry Jam Austin

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The BlackBerry Jam World Tour stopped by Austin, Texas, and Rashid of RIM took the time to demo some of the developer sample apps available for BlackBerry 10. These apps aren’t meant for consumers, but are meant as building blocks, tutorials and starting points for developers. For example, an app that showcases the physics of blowing away objects could be used as a simple animation for a menu screen. All of these applications can be made using public tools for the BlackBerry 10 Dev Alpha device or simulator. Check out some sample apps below.
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5 Features We Want To See On The BlackBerry 10 Developer Alpha Smartphone

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At the BlackBerry 10 Jam, developers are going to get a limited edition smartphone featuring a prototype of BlackBerry 10. The smartphone isn’t meant as a launch device for consumers, and it’s specifically meant so developers can test their applications on the device. So given that we know this is RIM’s strategy, what features should this smartphone have? Here are 5 features that we believe are important for developers to make great apps for the BlackBerry 10.
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Developers: You Should Attend the BlackBerry 10 Jam at BlackBerry World in Orlando, May 1st

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BlackBerry World is going to be an awesome conference this year. Not only is RIM hosting its standard BlackBerry conference, but the company will have a developer-conference-within-a-conference called BlackBerry 10 Jam. According to RIM, the BlackBerry 10 Jam “will be dedicated to developers and is a unique opportunity for developers to connect with BlackBerry platform experts and learn more about the benefits and business opportunities of the BlackBerry platform. The show will give developers insight on building applications in anticipation of the launch of the new BlackBerry 10 OS later this year.” What kind of insight will they provide? Well the schedule has a “Hands-on” Lab Session so hopefully devices!
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