In April, RIM announced a software suite that would enable
a "virtual" BlackBerry experience on phones running Microsoft
Windows Mobile 6 (WM6). The move would do more than simply provide a consistent
UI to users across the BlackBerry and WM6 platforms; it would also enable the
growing fleet of WM6-enabled phones to tap RIM services, including the push
e-mail service at the heart of BlackBerry's success.
Then, just yesterday, RIM announced that it was releasing
a Visual Studio plug-in that would enable developers to build BlackBerry
apps in Microsoft's flagship IDE. As reported by RDN's Chris Kanaracus,
RIM says the plug-in lets developers build "rich client applications with
a flexible user interface, offline data storage, asynchronous push and secure
More important, it opens the floodgates for thousands of .NET developers to
become active writing applications for the BlackBerry platform.
Posted by Lee Pender on 05/09/2007 at 1:15 PM
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