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Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development

A Cascades-Driven Approach

Authors: Ludin, Anwar

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  • Learn how to leverage the BlackBerry 10 Cascades framework to create rich native applications. Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development gives you a solid foundation for creating BlackBerry 10 apps efficiently.

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Learn how to leverage the BlackBerry 10 Cascades framework to create rich native applications. Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development gives you a solid foundation for creating BlackBerry 10 apps efficiently. Along the way, you will learn how to use QML and JavaScript for designing your app’s UI, and C++/Qt for the application logic. No prior knowledge of C++ is assumed and the book covers the fundamental aspects of the language for writing BlackBerry 10 apps. Also a particular emphasis is put on how to create a visually enticing user experience with the Cascades framework, which is based on Qt and QML.

Starting with the native SDK configuration and an overview of the Momentics IDE, the book is fast-paced and you will rapidly learn many of the best practices and techniques required for developing beautiful BlackBerry 10 apps.

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development is written for developers wishing to learn how to write apps for the new BlackBerry 10 OS and those interested in porting existing iOS and Android apps to BlackBerry 10 as native applications.

About the authors

Anwar Ludin is the founder of RiskCetera.com, a cloud-based market risk analytics platform. He currently uses the Intel compiler tools and performance libraries in order to build a high performance derivatives pricing engine that he intends to open source. Prior to founding RiskCetera, he worked as a software engineer in the financial services sector where he designed derivatives pricing engines. Anwar holds a Masters of Electrical Engineering degree from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.

Table of contents (11 chapters)

  • Getting Started

    Ludin, Anwar

    Pages 1-32

  • QML and JavaScript

    Ludin, Anwar

    Pages 33-58

  • C++, Qt, and Cascades

    Ludin, Anwar

    Pages 59-98

  • Controls

    Ludin, Anwar

    Pages 99-132

  • Application Structure

    Ludin, Anwar

    Pages 133-170

Buy this book

eBook  
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6158-2
  • This book is an open access book, you can download it for free on link.springer.com
Softcover $39.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4302-6157-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development
Book Subtitle
A Cascades-Driven Approach
Authors
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Apress
Copyright Holder
Anwar Ludin
eBook ISBN
978-1-4302-6158-2
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4302-6158-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4302-6157-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 356
Number of Illustrations and Tables
104 b/w illustrations
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