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.