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Reach out and Touch Someone: Social and Casual Games on BlackBerry


The BlackBerry Application Platform, centered around compelling mobile applications, creates a world of opportunity for the entire ecosystem, including developers, content providers, advertisers, IT administrators, and people using mobile applications. Flexible development tools and application distribution options with over 36 million active BlackBerry smartphone users makes it easy for everyone to benefit from mobile applications. Join the BlackBerry Developer Program today at

This session will be take an in-depth look at social and casual gaming on BlackBerry. It will cover a business discussion of this market segment as it relates to BlackBerry smartphones, examine a case-study of a multiplayer game built on BlackBerry and discuss the APIs used to create the multiplayer experience, and take a look at the feasibility of using the WebKit browser for casual game development.

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