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BlackBerry Jam Starter ATL: Learn HTML 5 & Cascades + Enter $5k Contest!


Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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Calling all developers and designers! BlackBerry® is here with hands-on BlackBerry Jam Starter Sessions (each, a “Session”) and a Rewards Program to teach you about coding, support your app building and get you prepared to submit to BlackBerry® World™.

The momentum for the BlackBerry® 10 platform is strong – in just over 6 months BlackBerry World has grown to well over 120,000 BlackBerry 10 apps and games. Now is the time build new quality apps for this rapidly growing Built for BlackBerry platform.

These Sessions will take you through the basic principles of building a BlackBerry 10 app with Cascades and HTML5. A series of mini-lessons will be conducted throughout the day to introduce you to some of the deeper concepts of BlackBerry development.

Then you will have the opportunity to start building your own BlackBerry 10 apps and BlackBerry experts/evangelists will make themselves available to answer your questions. The choice is yours – you can join the lessons or focus on building your app.

Each participant who attends a Session, successfully creates an app that receives BlackBerry World and Built for BlackBerry approval and then posts the app available for sale or download on BlackBerry World within the timelines required will be eligible for Rewards.

See the Official Program Terms and Conditions for complete details.

Please note: you will need your own PC running either Windows 8, Windows 7 or Windows Vista or a Mac to participate in a Session.

Please download the free current versions of WebWorks and Cascades developer tools ahead of time by going to developer.blackberry.com

Who should attend?

  • Developers with an HTML5, Cascades, Air, or Android app ready to port to BlackBerry 10
  • Experienced developers wanting to learn more about the BlackBerry opportunity
  • Past attendees who will benefit from new content as well as a deeper dive into past topics

Why develop apps for BlackBerry?

  • Increase your reach to a new audience of early adopters looking for great quality apps
  • Showcase your apps that may be buried or lost in other saturated stores
  • BlackBerry developers are well supported and rewarded - check out http://developer.blackberry.com


Georgia Tech Global Learning Center

Classroom 158

84 5th Street NW  Atlanta, GA


8:30 am - 9:00 am Registration and Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:30 am Presentation Overview

9:30 am - 10:30 am Intro to HTML5

10:30 am - 10:45 am Coffee Break

10:45 am - 12:30 pm Hands on Lab – Getting Started with WebWorks

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Lunch

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Intro to Cascades

2:30 pm - 2:45 pm Coffee Break

2:45 pm - 4:30 pm Hands on Lab – Getting Stared with Cascades

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm Wrap up and prize draws

Register now to learn how you can develop cutting edge BlackBerry apps that will increase your reach and grow your revenue.

Please also see these other upcoming BlackBerry Jam Starter events:

September 10, 2013 - Washington DC  |  Register to attend

September 12, 2013 - Austin, TX  |  Register to attend

September 17, 2013 - Atlanta, GA

Before attending the event, please download the following materials:

WebWorks SDK and Ripple Emulator

Cascades SDK and BlackBerry 10 Simulator (Make sure to download both)

VMWare to run BlackBerry 10 Simulator PC | Mac

(This is a trial version for 30 days if you wish to use for free during the event)

Have questions about BlackBerry Jam Starter ATL: Learn HTML 5 & Cascades + Enter $5k Contest!? Contact Modev

When & Where

Georgia Tech Global Learning Center | Classroom 158
84 5th Street Northwest
Atlanta, GA 30308

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PDT)

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