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BlackBerry Developer Meet-up September (Built For BlackBerry Revitilized)

  • Saturday, 14th September 2013 at 3:30pm - 8:30pm
    Location: ihub Bishop Magua Building George Padmore Lane Nairobi, Nairobi KE

    Register Here

    • 12 people attended

Built For BlackBerry and Certification

  • Saturday, 3rd August 2013 (all day)
    Location: Ihub 4th Floor Bishop Magua Centre

    Now that everyone is looking forward to build application which qualifies for built for BB We…

    • 45 people attended


  • Saturday, 4th May 2013 at 10am - 5:30pm
    Location: IHub Nairobi

    It was amazing to get great ideas hit the floor as we get new developers started as well as…

    • 22 people attended

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New BlackBerry Developers Forum is HERE!

We are excited to announce our new BlackBerry Developer forums site. We have upgraded to a new system and improved the flow of your posts. All historical content has been preserved and migrated to the new system, including posts and members.  We are very pleased about this upgrade as the new system offers a host of new features that we are confident will enhance your experience communicating with BlackBerry teams as well as other BlackBerry developers.

Check out our new forum and join in the conversation!

If you are already a member of BlackBerry Developers Community, your login credentials will still work. We also welcome any feedback from you.

That’s it for today. Stay tuned for our next blog!

on 27th April
UEM Cloud for Developers – Now with Dynamics

The latest UEM Cloud update brings a number of key updates for developers. Let’s start with biggest one – Support for BlackBerry Dynamics. For those of you new to UEM Cloud, login to your organisation account and add an UEM Cloud Server. For example:

You will need to enter a custom domain which will create a tenant for you to login and develop with. For more information go here.


To develop with Dynamics your cloud server will need the following configured

  1. Active Directory – existing Active Directory behind a corporate firewall. See item 2.
  2. BlackBerry Connectivity Node – It allows you to connect remotely behind a firewall to corporate resources i.e. database, active directory etc.

Now you are ready to add users and their devices. Development of Dynamics should be the same as standard UEM “On-Premise” server.

Note – This release brings UEM Cloud closer to being feature equivalent to UEM On-prem. Note that REST and SOAP APIs are available in UEM On-prem are not yet available in UEM Cloud.

What else is new?

  • Microsoft Intune Integration
  • Support for wearable devices
  • BEMS Cloud

For more information, check the release notes.

Happy Clouding!

on 27th April
What’s New in BlackBerry UEM Version 12.8 REST APIs

There have been some powerful additions to the 12.8 REST APIs that allow more remote control over devices and let you query the UEM server about items such as license usage. Some highlights include the ability to remotely generate access keys for BlackBerry Dynamics apps, retrieve license information for servers and apps, and retrieve a list of assigned and installed apps on devices.

Another exciting addition is the new “commands” API.  One version allows you to send commands to a Dynamics app.  The other lets you sends commands to a user’s device.

POST /{tenantGuid}/api/v1/users/{userGuid}/userDevices/{userDeviceGuid}/commands

allows you to remotely send BlackBerry UEM commands to a device.

For example, you can remotely lock a device if it has been lost or stolen. The following code sample shows you how to remotely delete device data and set a new password.


   "type" : "DELETE_DEVICE_DATA",

   "properties" : {

     "password" : "cEA1NXcwcmQ=",



For a complete list of all of the additions to the 12.8 REST APIs, see the BlackBerry Web Services for BlackBerry UEM Release Notes.

on 27th April

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