Tag Archives: Blackberry Secrets

The Groovy Maven Blackberry thing (written for Solaris SPARC from an Android touch screen)


I really want to follow up on my Groovy Maven Blackberry work and so far this is all I can do. Yesterday I managed to actually run it for the first time in over a year or two since I wrote it. My earlier blog post was completely inaccurate, indicating that all you needed is …

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Blackberry Sims running on OSX!


Success at the 11th hour… literally! It is now 11pm and I get the Blackberry Storm simulator to pop up on my Macbook Pro Leopard install under X11. To say that this is chalenging is an understatement. However with a little patience you too can read the remainder of this blog post and and have …

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Blackberry Device Debugging… Take 5


So I finally got the debugger attached to a Blackberry simulator. I can step through simple hello world apps in most simulators. I can’t debug our main app yet. I figured out how to hack a user supplied jad into a Blackberry project created with the Eclipse plugin. Its not straight forward. You can’t just …

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How To Disassemble your Blackberry


In response to a response to my white screen of death post I give you detailed visual directions on how to properly void your warranty, or if you have a company issued device like I do, how to assure nobody in your company ever trusts you next to the coffee maker much less with $300+ …

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Groovy Mobile Development On Maven For Mac


[click here to for the Subversion link to the Groovy Maven Blackberry Tools] *Update* You do need to download and install the JDE or the Eclipse JDE plugin to be able to build a dependency for my plugin. I incorrectly stated this is optional below because it had been over a year since I used …

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How to get images in your cod for Blackberry


Such a painful problem it is to create Blackberry software from anything other than their proprietary JDE. There are options, however. There’s some blackberry Ant tools (an independent project and also there’s a few things in the Antenna project). Then there’s RIM’s rapc docs, which aren’t too informative. Finally there’s the post I made a …

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How to use rapc from RIM… dirty details!


What’s really going on in rapc, Blackberry’s crazed compile tool? Let me begin by telling you that everything you’ve read until this point is not entirely accurate. There are those that will tell you that you have to run preverify.exe prior to running rapc. Then there are those who will tell you that the bb-ant-tools …

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Blackberry Rapc gotcha


Once again I bring you a tip from the depths of you won’t find this nowhere on the internet. I tell you, to figure this stuff out you gotta trial and error to you bleed or sleep with somebody that knows somebody from RIM. So you’re running the rapc compiler right? (For those of you …

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Blackberry As Modem For Mac


I don’t have time to figure this out completely so I’m just gonna post a link. I’ve been wanting to tether my Blackberry to my Mac (or is it the Mac to the Blackberry?) to access the net but I can’t seem to get a straight answer. According to a pro on the Sprint forums …

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Compile And Sign Blackberry apps on a Mac With Maven!


It’s Friday night and I finally found the answer to the last part of my SignatureTool.jar problem. See this post here that I will shamelessly inline for the fear of losing it to a random blog crash or deletion. The wonderful developers at Rim have never developed on Linux or Mac before. So they use …

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