BB10 Developers Given Less Than 2 Months to Finalize Apps

Research in Motion has announced the release date for the final version of the BlackBerry 10 SDK.

Available on December 11, developers will have less than two months to finalize their applications before the upcoming mobile operating system launches on January 30, followed by the introduction of the first BlackBerry 10 smartphones a month later.

Apps will be required to be submitted to the BlackBerry App World store by January 21 in order to be eligible for RIM's revenue program. The company's app scheme aims to deliver $10,000 to the developers of approved applications.

A SDK beta update is also due to to arrive come November 29, which will give web developers significant updates, as well as delivering bug fixes.

The app submissions process opened last month for BlackBerry 10, while over 50 carries are currently testing the mobile platform for their networks.

 

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  • I don't see too many developers being interested in investing any kind of effort into a DOA platform.
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  • Working under those kinds of time constraints with little justifiable reward for all that rushing would turn most away. Oh, and not to mention the fact that the Blackberry ecosystem is so depleted now that it's not even worth developing anything for it.
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  • dishayuI don't see too many developers being interested in investing any kind of effort into a DOA platform.


    Just like tablets that are less than 10" since this is the minimum size and anything below are DOA.
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