Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 1st May 2013 22:40 UTC
General Development "BlackBerry 10 is completely different from previous BlackBerry operating systemsâ€"with good reason. Its core assets come from a company named QNX, which Research In Motion acquired in 2010. Blackberry 10 features include 'live tiles' that dynamically refresh with new information, as well as a revamped keyboard and security upgrades. But what really makes or breaks a phone is the quality (and quantity) of its third-party apps. So what we'll do here is look at the programming API. That will give us a good grip on what app developers can do with the platform."
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RE[3]: APIs are great
by phoudoin on Thu 2nd May 2013 09:26 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: APIs are great"
phoudoin
Member since:
2006-06-09

Not true.

The native BB10 SDK comes as C *and* C++ API.
The latter one is called "Cascades", which is mostly based on QML and a Qt port, which itself rely on the C API below.

And this C API is not only the POSIX one, far from it.
You don't believe me?
Check by yourself:
http://developer.blackberry.com/native/reference/bb10/

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RE[4]: APIs are great
by moondevil on Thu 2nd May 2013 09:44 in reply to "RE[3]: APIs are great"
moondevil Member since:
2005-07-08

Ok, it seems they are actually offering much more than what I have seen in the latest developer video presentation.

I've watched a talk at Qt days where they just referenced C++/Qt/Cascades, Android and Flash, but there was no mention of plain C APIs.

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