‘Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development’ is today’s free eBook download


Today’s free eBook is Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development, A Cascades-Driven Approach. Written by Anwar Ludin, the book will show you how to leverage the Blackberry Cascades 10 framework to create apps on the platform.

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. 

• How to design and create native BB10 applications using the declarative expressiveness of QML
• How to master the Cascades framework and the core BB10 UI components
• How to use C++ and Qt efficiently with Cascades
• How to utilize the BlackBerry Momentics IDE to launch and debug your applications
• How to apply the fundamental aspects and best practices of BB10 application design
• How to use HTTP networking in order to leverage remote services
• How to integrate your application with BlackBerry 10 core apps such as the Contacts and Calendar apps
• How to send email and short text messages from your app
• How to use your device’s camera and sensors such as the accelerometer and gyroscope

This title is intended for “BlackBerry developers wishing to write native BB10 applications, game developers, iOS and Android developers wishing to port their apps to BB 10.”

Learn BlackBerry 10 App Development, A Cascades-Driven Approach is available as a free download from APress.com. For more free eBooks, check out our 10 Websites to Download Free eBooks list, as well as our Free eBook of the Day archive, previously on Appnewser.

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