Discover the powerful libraries and tools that enable you to easily port apps over to BlackBerry 10 and create outstanding games. The BlackBerry 10 OS supports a variety of Native SDK and open source libraries and frameworks that enable you to access the operating system, device hardware, and common open standards and middleware.
Summary of library support
Use the built-in libraries that come with the BlackBerry 10 Native SDK or choose from the many open source libraries.
Explore built-in and open-source libraries
Use Native SDK and open source functionality to access NFC and bluetooth libraries, use the socket API, gather network status and information, transfer data using the URL syntax, and perform DNS requests and name resolution.
Use Native SDK functionality to control and respond to BlackBerry 10 hardware features such as the touch screen, sensors, virtual keyboard, LED, and clock.
Use the social integration capabilities of the BBM Social Platform and Scoreloop APIs to expand your application and engage your users.
Use Native SDK functionality to access the invocation framework and launch other apps or services from your app, to send messages to or receive messages from the navigator service, and to work with application events and menus.
Last modified: 2013-10-30