DEVELOPING FOR THE BLACKBERRY TABLET OS     USING ADOBE AIR & SHORT AS3
SHORT WAY TO DEVELOP   FOR PLAYBOOK     -Arul Kumaran (@_Arul)
PLAYBOOK•   7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive    touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture    support•   Blac...
REQUIREMENTS•   Flash Builder Burrito Preview(recommended)/Flash Builder/    Command line•   Blackberry Tablet OS SDK    •...
SET IT UP
SET IT UP•   Install Blackberry Tablet OS SDK•   Windows - Install VMware Player•   Mac - Install VMware Fusion•   Install...
CONFIGURE• Run the Playbook Simulator in VMware • Setup   a device password • Enable   Development   mode • Note  down the...
DEVELOPMENT  OPTIONS• Create a Mobile AS3 project and use QNX UI components (recommended by RIM)• Create a Mobile Flex pro...
RUN/DEBUG• Under the Run Configurations in Flash Builder Burrito• Select “on   device”• Keyin the IP Address and the device...
SHORT AS3     Write less and do more with ActionScript 3.0•A  Micro Framework to simplify ActionScript 3• Open sourced und...
USING SHORT• Optimizedcommands and methods for use in both production and debugging• Convenience tracking/ tracing methods...
BLACKBERRY TABLET OS SDK      & SHORT AS3       Match Made in Heaven
DEMO• Short   for Mobile Development• Short   for Playbook Development
SHORT ON MOBILECreating a Flip book with few lines of code
SHORT ON PLAYBOOKCapturing System wide top⇨bottom swipe
ABOUT ME• Profile: http://bit.ly/_arul• Twitter: @_arul• Luracast  • Flexplorer  • ThumbSUB  • Restler
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Flash Camp Chennai - SHORT WAY TO DEVELOP FOR PLAYBOOK

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A session on developing applications for BlackBerry Tablet OS using Adobe AIR & SHORT AS3

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Flash Camp Chennai - SHORT WAY TO DEVELOP FOR PLAYBOOK

  1. 1. DEVELOPING FOR THE BLACKBERRY TABLET OS USING ADOBE AIR & SHORT AS3
  2. 2. SHORT WAY TO DEVELOP FOR PLAYBOOK -Arul Kumaran (@_Arul)
  3. 3. PLAYBOOK• 7-inch LCD, 1024 x 600, WSVGA, capacitive touch screen with full multi-touch and gesture support• BlackBerry Tablet OS with support for symmetric multiprocessing• 1 GHz dual-core processor• 1 GB RAM• Dual HD cameras (3 MP front facing, 5 MP rear facing), supports 1080p HD video recording• Open, flexible application platform with support for WebKit/HTML-5, Adobe Flash Player 10.1, Adobe Mobile AIR, Adobe Reader, POSIX, OpenGL, Java
  4. 4. REQUIREMENTS• Flash Builder Burrito Preview(recommended)/Flash Builder/ Command line• Blackberry Tablet OS SDK • QNX components • Flash Builder Plugin• Playbook Simulator • Windows - VMware Player (Free) • Mac - VMware Fusion
  5. 5. SET IT UP
  6. 6. SET IT UP• Install Blackberry Tablet OS SDK• Windows - Install VMware Player• Mac - Install VMware Fusion• Install Playbook Simulator • Run the setup file to extract the .iso file • Install new Virtual Machine on VMware using that .iso file as “Other” operating system • Increase the memory to 1024k • Enable Hardware Acceleration • Allow it to overwrite the filesystem of the VM
  7. 7. CONFIGURE• Run the Playbook Simulator in VMware • Setup a device password • Enable Development mode • Note down the ip address of the simulator
  8. 8. DEVELOPMENT OPTIONS• Create a Mobile AS3 project and use QNX UI components (recommended by RIM)• Create a Mobile Flex project using Hero
  9. 9. RUN/DEBUG• Under the Run Configurations in Flash Builder Burrito• Select “on device”• Keyin the IP Address and the device password• Run/Debug on the simulator
  10. 10. SHORT AS3 Write less and do more with ActionScript 3.0•A Micro Framework to simplify ActionScript 3• Open sourced under MIT License• Works with both Flash Professional and Flash Builder• Distributed as .swc
  11. 11. USING SHORT• Optimizedcommands and methods for use in both production and debugging• Convenience tracking/ tracing methods for incremental development in debug mode• Source code as a reference
  12. 12. BLACKBERRY TABLET OS SDK & SHORT AS3 Match Made in Heaven
  13. 13. DEMO• Short for Mobile Development• Short for Playbook Development
  14. 14. SHORT ON MOBILECreating a Flip book with few lines of code
  15. 15. SHORT ON PLAYBOOKCapturing System wide top⇨bottom swipe
  16. 16. ABOUT ME• Profile: http://bit.ly/_arul• Twitter: @_arul• Luracast • Flexplorer • ThumbSUB • Restler

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