Blackberry opens developer support centre in UK

Blackberry opens developer support centre in UK
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

October 15th 2012 at 2:44PM

Mobile outfit to provide workspace and assistance with Native and HTML5 development for Blackberry 10

Research In Motion has opened up a new tech centre the UK to offer developer support for the creation of new apps for the Blackberry 10.

Located at its EMEA headquarters in Slough, the  Blackberry tech centre is the first in a planned rollout of further dev support centres around the world.

Designed for developers looking to create applications and games for the Blackberry 10, the new office will offer workspace to developers on weekdays from 9am to 5pm.

Developer evangelist will also be on had on a daily basis, whilst each day will have a unique and specific focus.

Mondays will see support for developers with Native, Cascades and Qt, whilst Wednesdays will see evangelists offer guidance on developing with Blackberry WebWorks and HTML5.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Fridays will focus on providing assistance with bringing Android, iOS and Windows games to Blackberry 10.

“The opening of this first BlackBerry Tech Centre underscores our ongoing commitment to actively engage with and support the efforts of our developer community,” said RIM VP of developer relations Alec Saunders.

“This new centre in our EMEA headquarters designates space where developers can draw on the resources and skill set of our experienced developer evangelist team to help them create compelling apps for the new BlackBerry 10 platform.

“As of October 10, developers can now submit their BlackBerry 10 apps to the BlackBerry App World storefront and I’m looking forward to seeing the apps that will come from the UK developer community over the weeks and months ahead.”

For more information and to register, visit the official website.