System Requirements

Operating system

For Momentics IDE for BlackBerry 2.1.1 Gold

  • Windows 7 (32-bit and 64-bit) and Windows 8.1 (64-bit)
  • Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit and 64-bit)
  • Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion (64-bit) and Mac OS X 10.9 Mavericks (64-bit)

To run the Momentics IDE on Ubuntu 14.04 (32-bit and 64-bit), you need to install the following library:

  • sudo apt-get install libwebkitgtk-1.0

To run the Momentics IDE on Ubuntu 14.04 (64-bit), you need to install the following additional libraries:

  • sudo apt-get install lib32z1 lib32ncurses5 lib32bz2-1.0
  • sudo apt-get install lib32stdc++6
  • sudo apt-get install libgtk2.0-0:i386 libxtst6:i386

During the installation of the Momentics IDE, after reading the agreement, type q at the : prompt and then answer yes to all of the questions.

To work with QML Preview, you may need to install additional libraries. For more information, see Using QML Preview.

For full support information, see the release notes.

Processor Intel Pentium 4 or AMD Athlon desktop processor 2 GHz or faster
Storage space 4 GB or more available hard disk space
Memory 4 GB RAM or more
Graphics Graphics card with OpenGL 2.0 support (for Cascades preview)
Monitor Resolution of 1024 x 768 or higher
Runtime environment

To use the command line tools you need:

Java SE 7 Runtime Environment

What else do you need?

Target System

You have two choices for the target system running the BlackBerry 10 OS:

  • BlackBerry 10 devices. Click here for details about setting up your device.
  • BlackBerry 10 Device Simulator. The simulator runs on VMware Player. Click here for details about installing the simulator.

Code Signing

Click here for details about signing your code.


<< Back to Downloads
  1. 1. Download the tools

    Before you start developing, you'll need to visit the Downloads tab. Here you'll find downloads for the BlackBerry 10 Native SDK, BlackBerry 10 Device Simulator, and some other useful tools.

  2. 2. Try the sample apps

    Now featuring a filter control, the Sample apps tab allows you to search for samples by name or by feature.

    Select either the Core or Cascades radio buttons to display the samples relevant to you.

  3. 3. Educate yourself

    The Documentation tab contains tons of examples, tutorials, and best practices to guide you along the path towards building an awesome app.

    You can access all the documentation that you need in the left-hand navigation.

  4. 4. Start developing

    The Reference tab is where you'll find essential details about how to use our APIs.

    You can use the left-hand navigation to choose how you would like to browse the reference: by module, by topic, or alphabetically. If you have an idea of what you are looking for, start typing it in the Filter box.