New to native development on BlackBerry 10?
Not sure where to get started? Click the arrow below to see some of the resources that'll help get you developing with the core APIs in the Native SDK.
A must for all first timers.
Information that all developers need.
The Development section contains information that's important to all the apps you build. Learn more about the Momentics IDE for BlackBerry or the BlackBerry Native Plug-in for Microsoft Visual Studio.
Get an overview of the tools and libraries that you can use to create high-performance games.
Learn how you can use the QNX Application Profiler to identify inefficient app code, and to improve the performance of your apps and games.
This library has new APIs that allow you to integrate with the BlackBerry Hub.Read more
For example, you can use these APIs to make it easier for users to view updates about your app.
This library has new APIs that allow your apps to manage Wi-Fi hotspot connections.Read more
For example, you can use these new APIs to create hotspot aggregation apps that authenticate to a Wi-Fi hotspot.
This new API allows you to add user authentication and authorization to your app.Read more
You can use these APIs to authenticate with an external identity provider, and to enable your users to access off-device content and services.
Use this API to create virtual perimeters (or regions) for real-world geographic areas.Read more
With this API, apps can receive online (using geolocation events) or offline (using App integration) notifications when the device enters or exits observed perimeters.
Use this API to retrieve information when peripheral devices are connected to a BlackBerry 10 device.Read more
This API supports USB (serial and host), Bluetooth, DisplayPort, and HDMI peripherals.
Use a BlackBerry ID token to sign your apps.Read more
Before you can distribute your app in BlackBerry World, you must cryptographically sign it using your BlackBerry ID token.
Run your apps in the background.Read more
New to BlackBerry 10, your apps can run in the background and be invoked using incoming signals or messages.
Use in-app purchases in your app.Read more
A new guide describes some strategies and details for using the Payment Service to help you make money.
Add gesture support to your apps.Read more
Use this new guide to integrate existing gestures and to add custom gestures to your apps.
Momentics IDE 2.0 for BlackBerry is here! We've changed the name, logo, and the version number of the IDE.Read more
In this release, we've added some usability improvements that we hope will enhance your app development experience. The Momentics IDE and the BlackBerry 10 Native SDK are no available as separate releases, so their version numbers are distinct.
If you have gone through the getting started documentation in a previous release, it is worth another look again.Read more
In this release, there are updates to the IDE and to the development workflow.
This guide has been renamed and is worth a quick glance.Read more
In this release, there are new permissions and a new app signing process.
The Bluetooth guide has been updated to describe how to use the APIs that are introduced in this release.Read more
For example, you can use Human Interface Device (HID) profiles to control HID hosts. In addition, there are new Object Push Profile (OPP) APIs that you can use to send files to a paired Bluetooth device.
Add a social element to your games using Scoreloop.Read more
The Scoreloop guide can help you better use the Scoreloop SDK to add a social aspect to your apps and games.
Last modified: 2013-10-30