BlackBerry Builder Lessons and Labs

Included below are the links to the recordings of the BlackBerry Builder training webcasts and their associated lab exercise files. The link to each recorded webcast will be made available shortly after the live session.


Also, if you have any questions about the webcasts or their associated labs, you can post them in our dedicated message forum:
http://supportforums.blackberry.com/t5/BlackBerry-Builder-Training/bd-p/BBBuild

Getting Started with BlackBerry 10 WebWorks App Development

In this first webcast, we'll provide a walkthrough of the main steps required to prepare your development environment in order to package and deploy your HTML5 applications. The lab exercises will give you a chance to set up your environment if you haven't done so already, as well as package and deploy debug tokens and signed applications on a BlackBerry 10 device.


Lab Files: Click here

Recording Link: Click here

Design and Development Fundamentals

If you need to build a BlackBerry 10 WebWorks application with a native look and feel, this webcast is for you. We'll cover topics such as system events, navigation, and BlackBerry 10 UI guidelines. In the labs, you'll create a brand new application, practice configuring and debugging, implement a navigation scheme for your app, and work with system events.


Lab Files: Click here

Recording Link: Click here

Taking your WebWorks App Global

In this third webcast, we'll show you how to integrate BlackBerry Messenger functionality to promote your application and help it go viral. We'll also show you how to localize your app, which is important if you're supporting a global user base. The labs associated with this webcast will give you a chance to practice implementing these different features.


Lab Files: Click here

Recording Link: Click here

Data Retrieval and Data Persistence

This webcast explores how you can retrieve and parse XML and JSON data. We'll also discuss SQLite and HTML5 local storage. The lab associated with this webcast will give you a chance to retrieve image search data and weather data in XML and JSON formats. In the second exercise, you will implement SELECT and INSERT functionality using a SQLite database.


Lab Files: Click here

Recording Link: Click here

PIM Integration and the Invocation Framework

In this final webcast, we'll start by showing you how to use the invocation framework to leverage screens from other applications. We'll follow this with a discussion on how to integrate you app with the Messaging, Contacts, and Calendar applications. Finally, we'll show you how to expose your own application as an invoke target for other apps. The lab exercise will give you a chance to make your app flow by invoking some core BlackBerry applications as invocation cards.


Lab Files: Click here

Recording Link: Click here