Build your app in debug mode

Building your app in debug mode will produce an unsigned version of your app, which you can then distribute to others for testing.

Build your project using the SDK web tool

To build your app in debug mode:

  1. Open BlackBerry WebWorks <version>. A new browser window opens, displaying the BlackBerry 10 WebWorks SDK web tool.
  2. Navigate to your project and click Build.
  3. Select Debug Mode.
  4. Click Build.

The tool packages your app into a .bar file, and places the unsigned copy of the .bar file in the following location: <your_app_project_directory>\platforms\blackberry10\build\device.

Build your project from the command line

To build your app and package it as an unsigned .bar file:

  1. On the command line, navigate to your project folder.
  2. Run the following command:
    webworks build [--debug] [-p|--params <JSON-file>] [-l|--loglevel <level>] 

All parameters are optional. Check the table below for parameter details:

Parameters Description

Indicates that the app will be built in debug mode. This parameter is optional; --debug is the default build mode.

-p|--params <JSON-file>

A JSON file containing additional parameters to pass to downstream tools.

This argument is optional.

-l|--loglevel <level>

The log level. The level may be one of error, warn, or verbose.

This argument is optional.

Last modified: 2014-10-09

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