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FruitBat 1.3 Released

The BlackBerry PlayBook is finally here! This update to FruitBat adds the ability to install in-development apps to the PlayBook hardware for testing while using a debug token. It also has the ability to install and uninstall signed BAR files to and from the device.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-3-released/

Introducing colorbranch Touch

colorbranch is a color picker, color matcher and color conversion application created for artists, designers and developers. The first release allows colors to be chosen from photos and other images with more choices coming. All colors are represented in many different common formats for ultimate flexibility. Easily see HEX color codes for CSS, then convert … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/introducing-colorbranch-touch/

FruitBat 1.2 Released

January – the month of updates! BlackBerry released a new version of the PlayBook SDK and simulator yesterday (0.9.2). With the update, your password is required to interact with the simulator via the command line tools.  This update changes the command line interaction slightly to accommodate for that. Update 02/2011: This version is also compatible … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-2-released/

Minor Fruitbat Update: 1.1.1453

FruitBat 1.1.1453 fixes the package command to ensure the application descriptor file always comes first in the file list, no matter what it is named. This bug would stop some applications from compiling into BAR files.The icon has also been switched for a much simpler, blue version with icon sizes trimmed to only those that … Continue reading

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/minor-fruitbat-update-1-1-1453/

FruitBat 1.1 Update Available

The first update to FruitBat is ready. This update includes several enhancements as well as compatibility with the newest version of the BlackBerry PlayBook Tablet OS SDK (0.91).

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2011/fruitbat-1-1-update-available/

FlashDevelop and BlackBerry PlayBook Development: The Basics

Learn to create apps for BlackBerry PlayBook using FlashDevelop, which is an open source authoring tool for Flash Platform content.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2010/flashdevelop-and-blackberry-playbook-development-the-basics/

Adobe AIR, BlackBerry PlayBook and This New Thing Called FruitBat

At Adobe MAX 2010, Research In Motion announced its Adobe AIR SDK for its upcoming tablet, BlackBerry PlayBook. To go along with the SDK, which runs via the command line, I created a small helper application to automate the SDK’s commands.

→ http://www.studiochris.us/2010/adobe-air-blackberry-playbook-and-this-new-thing-called-fruitbat/