Why BlackBerry WebWorks?
When you hear BlackBerry WebWorks, think HTML5. A BlackBerry WebWorks application is simply a web application that runs on a BlackBerry device. To get the application onto the device, you package it by using the BlackBerry WebWorks Packager. The best starting point for BlackBerry WebWorks application development is right here, on the BlackBerry WebWorks site. On this site, you'll find guides, samples, tutorials, and a detailed API reference for BlackBerry WebWorks functionality.
If you already have a jQuery application hosted on the web, you may be asking why you might want a BlackBerry WebWorks application, if you could direct users to your website instead.
This question is valid and the answer really depends on the application you're providing. The following sections should help you decide whether you might want a BlackBerry WebWorks application.
Here are some reasons to consider developing on the BlackBerry WebWorks application platform.