By October 19, 2011

Announcing BBX – The Next Generation BlackBerry Platform


BlackBerry BBX, the next generation mobile platform for BlackBerry smartphones and tablets, was introduced to developers during the General Session Keynote at BlackBerry DevCon Americas 2011. BBX combines the best of the BlackBerry platform and the best of the QNX platform to to connect people, devices, content and services.

Development environments supported by the BBX platform include HTML5 with BlackBerry WebWorks, Adobe AIR, Native C/C++, and the BlackBerry Runtime for Android Apps. Apps built today for the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet will also run on BBX.

Additionally, BBX will include the new BlackBerry Cascades UI Framework for advanced graphics, also demonstrated during the General Session Keynote. BBX will also extend the core BlackBerry DNA of collaboration, communication and immediacy, with familiar “Super App” capabilities such as deep integration between apps, always-on Push services, BlackBerry security, the BBM Social Platform and much, much more.

Specific details regarding BBX products and availability will be provided at a later date, so stay tuned for more information in the future.

Exciting times lay ahead in the BlackBerry camp.


Posted by: James

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