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Published: September 30th, 2013

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The Inside BlackBerry Developer Blog lets you read about the latest developments in creating apps for BlackBerry 10. In this article (the first in a series), we give you a list of some recent posts that apply to Cascades and core development using the BlackBerry 10 Native SDK.

Sense. Understand. Adapt. And Keep On Rocking.

BlackBerry 10 devices include a wide range of sensors, and you can use them to do some pretty interesting things in your apps. Find out how a few software developers from BlackBerry took the technical capabilities of the device to new levels.

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Headless Apps Explained

If you want your app to continue running in the background while users perform other tasks on a device, a headless app might be the answer. Read a summary of headless apps, including background information, use cases, pros and cons, and more.

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Porting BlackBerry Java NFC Applications to BlackBerry 10 Part 3: Peer to Peer - SNEP (Simple NDEF Exchange Protocol)

Part 3 of this NFC porting series looks at some strategies to port an existing BlackBerry Java app that uses Peer to Peer (P2P) mode to BlackBerry 10. Learn about important issues and techniques to make your porting efforts a success.

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Enable Gamepads For Your BlackBerry 10 Game, Get Rewards!

Developing a game for BlackBerry 10? Add gamepad support to be eligible for additional rewards and increased app visibility in the BlackBerry World storefront.

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Porting BlackBerry Java NFC Applications to BlackBerry 10 Part 2: Tag Writing

Part 2 of this NFC porting series describes how to port BlackBerry Java apps that write data to NFC tags to BlackBerry 10. Take a look at code samples that show you how to write NFC data effectively.

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Make Your Unity Games Scoreloop Social

Scoreloop lets you integrate social gaming features, such as leaderboards, challenges, and achievements, in your BlackBerry 10 app. Find out how to use the Unity framework to add Scoreloop functionality to your games.

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Everything You Need to Know About the BlackBerry Z30

Have you heard about our newest device, the BlackBerry Z30 smartphone? It's a bit different from our previous devices. Check out this summary of the new features of this device, as well as considerations for how to port apps designed for the BlackBerry Z10 smartphone to this new device.

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Monetize Your Unity Games with BlackBerry In-App Payment Plugin

If you develop using the Unity framework, you can use the recently released BlackBerry In-App Purchasing plugin to help monetize your games. Follow along step-by-step as we describe how to get started with the plugin.

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Porting BlackBerry Java NFC Applications to BlackBerry 10 - Part 1: Reading NFC Tags

Part 1 of this NFC porting series explains how to port BlackBerry Java apps that read data from NFC tags to BlackBerry 10. Examine code samples that show you how to read and decode NFC data from tags.

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Share Your App's Invoke Targets With Other BlackBerry 10 Devs

The invocation framework is a powerful way for your app to integrate with other apps on a device. Read about how to have your app listed as an invocation target in our documentation.

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Qt in the Multi-Screen Age

Cascades is built on the Qt framework, and you can use certain Qt APIs as you develop your BlackBerry 10 apps. Figure out how to use Qt to develop for multiple platforms and how to ensure that your apps work correctly on BlackBerry 10.

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